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Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 10AM to 5PM
FREE

Location:
Custom House
912 Main St (Corner Main and Garden Street)
Sag Harbor, NY

Join us for special tours of the Custom House and boatbuilding demonstrations on the Custom House lawn.

East End Classic Boat Society members will demonstrate traditional wooden boatbuilding and display classic design boats on the Custom House lawn. Stop by to meet these craftsmen and view their work. Visitors can sign up to join their Amagansett-based organization and purchase raffle tickets for the group’s 2017 raffle boat: a Sunshine Tender sail and rowing craft with trailer!

Custom House tours will highlight the work of Henry Packer Dering as Sag Harbor’s first United States Custom Master. Learn about the money Mr. Dering collected and sent to Alexander Hamilton at the Treasury Department, find out what this money was used for and why custom collecting was so important.