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Cipperly Good, “Maine in the Coolie Trade”

August 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Speaker’s Series
Cipperly Good, “Maine in the Coolie Trade”
Thursday, August 3, 7 pm
Visitors Center, 2 Church St.
Cost: $8, $5 Members

Maine merchant mariners in the 1850s and 1860s began carrying a new cargo on their China Trade Route: Chinese indentured servants bound for the sugar plantations of Cuba. Come see logbooks and shipping papers that shed light on the voyage to a new plantation economy.

Details

Date:
August 3, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

PMM Visitors Center
2 Church St.
Searsport, ME 04974 United States
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Phone:
207-548-2529
Website:
penobscotmarinemuseum.org

Organizer

Penobscot Marine Museum
Phone:
207-548-2529
Email:
jganskop@pmm-maine.org
Website:
https://penobscotmarinemuseum.org