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John Holzapfel discusses “She Went A-Whaling” at EMCA
November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
She Went A-Whaling
John Holzapfel discusses the journals of Orienter, mold-breaker, whaler and mother: Martha Smith Brewer Brown
November 10, 2018
10 a.m. – noon at the East Marion Fire house
9245 Main Road, East Marion
Join EMCA and John Holzapfel for a discussion about Martha Brown of Orient and her journal entries in 1847 and 1848. She accompanied her whaling-captain husband for an adventure to whaling grounds around the world. Her accounts made a large contribution to women’s and whaling history.
Photo: Whaling ships ready themselves to leave from the port of New Bedford, MA, mid-1800’s.