The Tragedy of the Pelican (via Zoom)
Montauk Historical Society will present the true story of the Pelican, an "open" fishing boat that launched from Montauk on Labor day weekend, 1951. Sixty-two sportsmen and women were on board when a freak squall capsized the Pelican about a mile from shore. Learn about this local tragedy, the effects on the community, and the subsequent safety regulation changes. Registration is underway. This program is co-sponsored by the public libraries in the Town of Huntington.