Mystic Seaport Video Highlights History of Oystering

The Mystic Seaport has released a new short video (below) called Farming the Sea: Oystering at Mystic Seaport.

Turns out that oysters have quite a story at Mystic Seaport. Settlers have been oystering since the 18th century and they continue to be farmed today. Museum staff and ocean experts explain the process of cultivating these shellfish and their other benefits to the surrounding area.

Watch the video: