Cipperly Good, “Maine in the Coolie Trade”


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Penobscot Marine Museum Visitor's Center
2 Church Street, Searsport, Maine
Cipperly Good
cgood@pmm-marine.org
207-548-2529
penobscotmarinemuseum.org/
Aug 03, 2017
7:00 PM

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.

Fee: $8, members $5