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Cipperly Good, “Maine in the Coolie Trade”

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Speaker’s Series
Cipperly Good, “Maine in the Coolie Trade”

Cost: $8, $5 Members

Maine merchant mariners in the 1850s and 1860s began carrying a new cargo on their China Trade Route: Chinese indentured servants bound for the sugar plantations of Cuba. Come see logbooks and shipping papers that shed light on the voyage to a new plantation economy.

FMI: (207) 548-2529 or www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org

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Date:
August 3
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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