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Virtual Author Talk: Skip Finley’s Whaling Captains of Color, America’s First Meritocracy

History and Heritage, Literature, Lectures, and Talks

November 9, 2023 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  

$10 – $15

Join us online to learn about the fascinating history of whaling captains of color with author, Skip Finley. In his fascinating book Whaling Captains of Color,  America’s First Meritocracy, Mr. Finley covers such topics as Ambergris and rats, while intertwining the individual stories of more than fifty whaling masters of color, their adventures, successes, and struggles.

Book cover for Whaling Captains of Color

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Berkshire County Historical Society at Arrowhead

(413) 442-1793
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