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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 […]

Steppin’ Out On A Sunday Afternoon

The New Bedford Historical Society Hosts  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 […]

Cape Verdeans Recount Ancestor’s Journey to the U.S.

With grateful hearts, Cape Verdeans recount ancestors’ journey to U.S. By SIMÓN RIOS srios@s-t.com April 27, 2014 12:00 AM NEW BEDFORD — Julius Britto and Salah Mattos have known each other for the better part of four decades, two Cape Verdeans hailing from SouthCoast. But not until noontime Saturday would they realize they shared the same […]

CPA Act at Annual Meeting October 8

Community Preservation Act is the Focus of   New Bedford Historical Society Annual Meeting The public is invited to attend the New Bedford Historical Society’s 18th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 PM in the 3rd floor conference room of the New Bedford Free Public Library. The meeting will include a report to […]