Massachusetts: Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum opens ‘Throw Out the Life-Line’ exhibit

08/09/2014 12:00 AM

08/06/2014 1:29 PM

An exhibit at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum explores maritime lifesaving skills and techniques from the past encompassed in paintings spanning several hundred years. Featuring hands-on activities for children, such as a breeches buoy to climb into and a replica of a surfboat to row, Throw Out the Life-Line: Maritime Lifesaving Practices Procedures and Pastimes tells the stories of yesterday’s maritime heroes.

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