Heroines At Sea: Adventures of Sailing Wives
Saturdays, March 16 and 30, 3-3:30pm.
The program is FREE for those 15 years old or younger and just $5 for others.
When a captain's wife went with her husband to sea during the Age of Sail, the voyage could be routine or she might experience unique and sometimes horrific adventures. How did various Victorian women handle the challenges of life at sea? Hear selected TRUE stories as we tour the ship.
Did You Know?
Children also went to sea with their families. Here a boy feeds the chickens standing on a load of lumber stowed on the deck of a lumber schooner. More...