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Lecture: Deborah Donovan: New London “Whalers” and Isles of the Southern Ocean

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$10 – $20

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is pleased to partner with the Thames River Heritage Park to host their 2024 lecture series, Stories from the Park: Island Affairs of the Thames.

Bound for Desolation – New London “Whalers” and Isles of the Southern Ocean: Local historian Deborah Donovan shares stories about New London “whalers,” who harvested massive elephant seals for their previous oil, “owned” two of the very desolate islands in the Southern Ocean and had local firms in the oil businesses that brought large fortunes and legacies to New London, the Whaling City.

Reception: 6 pm
Lecture: 7 pm

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