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Shipbuilding & Migration

February 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
10:00am – 11:00am
Witherle Memorial Library
41 School Street, Castine
For more info call 207-326-4375 or click here.

Cipperly Good, curator at the Penobscot Marine Museum, will discuss locally built and captained vessels that were involved in the migration of Chinese Coolies to Cuba to work in the sugar industry in the 1860s. This program is offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 30th Annual Camden Conference. The 30th Anniversary Camden Conference Community Events Series is supported in part by the Maine Humanities Council. At Witherle Memorial Library.

Cipperly Good dives into the local community records and bound Republican Journals.


February 8, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Penobscot Marine Museum