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Member Mondays on Zoom

August 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The model of the ship B. AYMER has some whimsical details on board showing daily life aboard, PMM#1964.17.1

Monday, August 3
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Join Penobscot Marine Museum Curatorial Staff for live lunchtime Zoom presentations. Rotating between Curator Cipperly Good, Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson, and Digital Collections Curator Matt Wheeler, each week a different staff member will focus on one of their favorite artifacts or collections. Enjoy close up views and interesting stories, plus an opportunity to ask your own questions and chat with PMM staff!

On this Monday, Curator Cipperly Good zooming in on the ship B. AYMER. In addition to being the first full-rigged ship built by Searsport’s John Carver in 1840, she had a famous captain: Joshua Slocum, who fought off the slave trader Bully Hayes in the Philippine Sea aboard the ship, and later did the first solo circumnavigation around the world in the sloop SPRAY. 

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This programming has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit the National Endowment for the Humanities website here


August 3, 2020
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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