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Barnstable's Mad Jack Percival

Presented by Historical Society of Old Yarmouth and Cultural Center of Cape Cod at Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth MA

Feb 26 2023
Barnstable's Mad Jack Percival

Join popular speaker Greg Williams as he tells the story of “Mad Jack”

When the Nantucket whaleship "Globe" left Martha's Vineyard for the Pacific, one whaleman harbored dreams of becoming king of his own South Sea Island. That fantasy ignited what turned out to be the bloodiest whaleship mutiny in American History. Barnstable's "Mad Jack" Percival, in only one chapter of his fabled life - years before he sailed the USS Constitution around the world - was sent to learn what had happened and to follow through accordingly. Captain John Percival was controversial,

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ADMISSION INFO

$10 per person. Tickets available online or at the door.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 26, 2023 at 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Sun)

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Refreshments available after the lecture.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cultural Center of Cape Cod

307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664

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PARKING INFO

The Center's main parking lot is at the rear of the campus off Union Street, with overflow parking in the town lot on the corner of Old Main and Union Street or down Mill Street. The accessible parking spaces are near the accessible ramp entrance at the rear of the campus.

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