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.
Sunday, February 11, 2018 2-6pm
At First Unitarian Church New Bedford
71 Eighth Street, Downtown New Bedford 02740
Cultural Connections Concert featuring
African Children’s Choir
New Bedford Historical Society presents a screening of
I Am Not Your Negro
Part of the New Bedford LGBTQ
Winter Film Series
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 you are interested in participating please contact the Society office at 508-979-8828 and leave your name and number for more details.
An Illustrated Presentation
On Saturday, September 16th five local historical organizations will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the passing of local hero Paul Cuffe with the inauguration of an African-American Native-American Heritage Trail