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Tales of Falmouth’s Whaling Industry on Cape Cod

May 25, 2010 by insideout

Falmouth Museums on the Green

Come stay at our cape cod bed & breakfast and among other activities, take a short stroll around the corner andย  enjoy the newest exhibit “Greasy Luck: tales of Falmouth’s Whaling Industry” at Falmouth Museums on the Green. ย  This exhibit brings to life the stories of Falmouth’s 19th century whalemen, their families, and the shoreside whaling industries.ย  The term “greasy luck” was the whaleman’s farewell along the Southeastern New England coast, referring to their quest for whale oil.ย  The exhibit is opens to the public starting on Tuesday June1st.ย  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm through October 9th.

Whaling equipment sample

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