LONG ISLAND WHALE HUNT; AMAGANSETT VILLAGE HEADQUARTERS FOR THE SPORT. Men, "Women, and Children Equally Interested When a Whale Is Sighted -- A Long and Sometimes Dangerous Chase -- How the Harpooning Is Done -- Bombs Used as a Last Resort -- The Bone the Most Valuable Part of the quarry.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Today in History
From The New York Times, on this day in 1894: