Which historical character would you most want to "meet"?
Manuel Enos, local captain and one of the best scrimshanders!
Lewis Temple, African American blacksmith who improved the harpoon
Thomas Roys, master whaling captain and inventor who revived the industry
Helen Rogers, a young Cold Spring Harbor resident who documented village life
John H. Jones, one of the owners of the CSH whaling company
Polly Gardiner, who accompanied her husband to sea
Nathaniel Scudder, local young whaler who was lost at sea
Robert Cushman Murphy, champion scientist who documented whaling in 1912-1913 and founded the museum
Philander Winters, who captained the Richmond until its shipwreck in the Arctic
Joshua Pharaoh, a native Shinnecock harpooner
Poll posted 4 years ago.
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