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2019 Commemoration of the First Africans Landing

The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and the New Bedford Historical Society are partnered to commemorate four hundred years of perseverance as the first Africans were brought to this country in 1619. The program involved poetry and spirituals performed by Poet Everett Hoagland and Candida Rose and poetry workshops by Iva Britto. Click For […]

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