The little-known story of the whale ship captains who began their second life in Auburn will be presented Monday, Feb. 26, at Seymour Library in Auburn.
"'Go West, Old Man!'" will be presented by Shawn Connery, research assistant at the library's History Discovery Center. The talk will cover why the captains headed west at the end of their careers and settled in Auburn, as well as their lives on the seas and on the outskirts of the city.
The talk begins at 6 p.m. at the library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information, visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.