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Salt Cod for Silver: Yankees, Basques, and the North Shore’s Forgotten Trade

April 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

The program will explore the fascinating history of the nearlytwo-hundred-year-long trading relationship between the New England ports of Salem, Marblehead, and Beverly and the Spanish Basque port of Bilbao.Participating in the symposium will be Xabier Lamikiz, University of theBasque Country; David Hancock, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; and Karen Alexander, University of New Hampshire Gulf of Maine Cod Project. Independent scholar Donald C. Carleton, Jr., will moderate the panel. This free public event will be held at the Salem Visitor Center at 2 New LibertyStreet in Salem, Mass. Seating is limited to the first 200 attendees on afirst-come, first-serve basis.

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April 7, 2019
2:00 pm