The New Bedford Whaling Museum's Moby-Dick Marathon is an annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville's literary masterpiece. The multi-day program of entertaining activities and events is presented every January. Admission to the Marathon is free.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Herman's 196th Today

Today is the 196th anniversary of the birth of Herman Melville. (His 200th will be here before we know it!)

Visit the Melville collection at and honor him with a read.