In years past, men on the East End worked extremely hard to scratch out a living for their families. Whaling was an extremely dangerous occupation, but the rewards could be great. The Bridgehampton Historical Society is currently exhibiting "Bridgehampton Whalers – A Farmer's Life at Sea." Through excerpts from whaling logs, artwork by East Hampton painter Claus Hoie, scrimshaw, furniture belonging to whalers, and exotic souvenirs from around the globe, the danger, excitement, and rewards of whaling are brought to life. A free talk by curator Julie Greene with tour is planned for Thursday, March 21, at noon.
· Bridgehampton Museum [BHS]