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Reading Into History Family Book Club: The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure

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Add to Calendar 05-01-2014 05-01-2014 15 Reading Into History Family Book Club: The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure Whaling used to be big business in the United States--and it was extremely dangerous. Discuss the history of the whaling industry through the museum's amazing Museum collections and learn about the rescue of hundreds of men whose ice-encrusted whaling ships left them trapped in the arctic for the harsh winter of 1897. What it took to get these men to safety is almost unbelievable. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=153488 New-York Historical Society true DD/MM/YYYY
January 05, 2014
3pm
New-York Historical Society
Upper West Side
Tween
$18; $14 teachers and seniors; $12 students; $6 Children ages 5-13; free children 4 and younger

Description: Whaling used to be big business in the United States--and it was extremely dangerous. Discuss the history of the whaling industry through the museum's amazing Museum collections and learn about the rescue of hundreds of men whose ice-encrusted whaling ships left them trapped in the arctic for the harsh winter of 1897. What it took to get these men to safety is almost unbelievable.

Address: 170 Central Park West
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-873-3400
Website: nyhistory.org

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