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Living History Workshop

Join us for a fun day of storytelling with Tammy Denease, performance artist and historian. Local historians will be on hand to share information on upcoming living history days in New Bedford. We will also have information on historic dressmaking and costumes. More Info

Abolition Row Park To Be Discussed

The $190,000 project, to be funded by the New Bedford Historical Society, is meant to create a small park with the mission of telling the story of abolitionists who once lived in the neighborhood. Click For Story

I Am Not Your Negro

New Bedford Historical Society presents a screening of I Am Not Your Negro January 28th Part of the New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series MORE INFO

Digging Into History

An Archaeological Dig At Abolition Row Park Saturday & Sunday 11/4-11/18 9am-noon & 1pm-4pm The ultimate goal of the Dig is to discover, recover and interpret any artifacts associated with the Thornton House. The NBHS is delighted to have Craig Chartier, of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project, as the managing archaeologist on the dig. If […]