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Call For Posters Global Voices For Social Justice: An Art As Activism Exhibit

Call for Posters Global Voices for Social Justice: Art as Activism Exhibit Co-sponsors, New Bedford Historical Society and New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks September 30 – November 18, 2016 Like many communities, New Bedford has a rich history of political protests and calls for action rooted in a legacy of inequality and social and economic injustice. From […]

Juneteenth16

A Family Celebration of Freedom & Diversity Saturday June 18, 2-5pm FREE

SouthCoast civil rights trailblazers honored by local NAACP, Historical Society

SouthCoast civil rights leaders honored March 21, 2015 NEW BEDFORD — The Waypoint Conference Center on the waterfront was full to capacity Saturday for a breakfast awards banquet by the local chapter of the NAACP and by the New Bedford Historical Society, with a sense of concern and urgency hanging over the proceedings. This is […]

54th Regiment mural takes its place among city’s historical offerings

By Steve Urbon Jul 22, 2015 at 12:19 PM NEW BEDFORD — The famed African-American Massachusetts 54th Regiment is more fully rooted in the narrative of New Bedford’s storied past, thanks to a mural depicting the regiment’s recruiting days in the Civil War. About 200 people turned out Saturday in the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer […]

NBHS Fish & Chicken Fry!

Join us for this ‘Friend’raiser! Saturday, October 17th, 1-4pm Elks Club Carney Lodge Mill & Cottage Streets 10$ Each

Steppin’ Out on a Sunday Afternoon

Join the New Bedford Historical Society for our annual fundraiser on Sunday, May 17 from 3 – 8 PM. Held at the Hawthorne Country Club, there will be music in three rooms by Elan Trotman, Cabo Verdean music by Mont Cara, and Lady K spinning R&B favorites. Tickets are $60 and include an opportunity to […]