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Learn a Whaler's Skill: Sailor Valentines

Southampton Historical Museum
17 Meeting House Ln
Southampton
cflanagan@southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
(631) 283-2494
http://www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org/

Sailor's Valentines were popular gifts given to a sailor’s loved ones upon returning home from a long voyage at sea. There are some that were made by the sailors themselves, but many were purchased from locals living on some of the islands the whaleships would stop at along the way, most notably the


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