WebRangers: New Bedford Whaling

Learn about whaling and its importance to the New England economy in the mid-1800s. This well-done adventure from the National Park Service introduces you first to a New England whaling town where you can find out about the many businesses that support the whaling industry. Use the magnifying glass to peer into the buildings to find out all you can. Then off you go on a whaling ship for an adventure of a lifetime. While hunting for whales you’ll visit many different islands and the Arctic before you head back home after being on board the ship for two and a half years.

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