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Whaling Massachusetts-New York

 

 


 

 

  Massachusetts
 
Edgartown
 
Vineyard Museum
 
59 School Street
 
Edgartown  MA  02539     
 
Phone  508 627-4441
 
Web Site  http://www.marthasvineyardhistory.org/aboutus.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.capecodchamber.org/htm/attractions/marthas.htm
 
Description  society owns and operates several lighthouses as well as museum in                         historic house
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type  Lighthouse
 
Industry /Profession  Whaling
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Collection N-Z  Scrimshaw
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1765
 
Owner/Operator:  Martha's Vineyard Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  09/06/2003

  Nantucket
 
Nantucket Historical Association
 
7 Fair Street, Second Floor
 
Box 1016
 
Nantucket  MA  02554    
 
Phone   508 228-1894
 
Web Site  http://www.nha.org/newwelcomepage.htm
 
Description  operates whaling museum, houses, jail, windmill on historic island
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   12/7/2003

  Massachusetts

  New Bedford

  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  18 Johnny Cake Hill

  New Bedford  MA   02740    

  Phone   508 997-0046

  Web Site  www.whalingmuseum.org

  Description  all about whaling, Whalers, and the places they went

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Collection  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Old Dartmouth Historical Society

  New or Updated:  4/22/2006
 

  New Bedford

  Kendall Whaling Museum

  New Bedford  MA

  Web Site http://www.whalingmuseum.org/kendall/about/index_ab.html

  Alt Web http://www.archaeology.org/0211/reviews/whaling.html

  Description  Merged with New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Owner/Operator:  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  New or Updated:  7/14/2006

  Massachusetts
 
New Bedford
 
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
 
396 County Street
 
New Bedford    MA   02740    
 
Phone   508 997-1401
 
Web Site  http://www.rjdmuseum.org/
 
Description  Greek Revival house with Victorian gardens, built for whaling merchant
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Garden
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Era  1834
 
New or Updated:   12/7/2003

  Provincetown
 
Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum
 
High Pole Hill
 
PO Box 1125
 
Provincetown  MA  02657  
 
Phone   508 487-1310
 
Web Site  http://pilgrim-monument.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:webmaster@pilgrim-monument.org
 
Description  tower overlooks Cape Cod Bay and Provincetown harbor, museum features
                   
Pilgrims, maritime history, and American theater
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:    1/1/2004

  Massachusetts
 
Salem
 
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
 
174 Derby Street
 
Salem  MA  01970  
 
Phone   978 740-1680
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/sama/
 
E-mail  mailto:SAMA _Orientation_Center@nps.gov
 
Description  commercial and residential port buildings
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/8/2004

Sharon
Kendall Whaling Museum
27 Everett Street
Sharon MA 02067

Phone
781 784-5642
Web Site
www.kwm.org/
Description
10 centuries of maritime art
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Industry Profession Whaling

 

 

  NY
 
Cold Spring Harbor
 
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
 
Main Street
 
PO Box 25
 
Cold Spring Harbor NY  11724    
 
Phone   631 367-3418
 
Web Site  http://www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@cshwhalingmuseum.org
 
Description  whaleboat, scrimshaw, whale conservation, whaling history
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection N-Z  Scrimshaw
 
New or Updated: 2/2/2004
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