Mysterious tunnels exist under downtown New Bedford – Nov 22, 2022

Grinnell Mansion gets spotlight – Nov 2, 2018

Words to live by – Sep 17, 2018

Johnson House selected for bench project – Jul 3, 2018

Black Spaces Matter – Dec 7, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winning author of Frederick Douglass Biography speaks in New Bedford Sept. 18

The New Bedford Historical Society welcomes David Blight, Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University; also the author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom as keynote for the 2nd Annual Frederick Douglass Day in New Bedford. Blight won the 2019 Bancroft Prize for American History and the Prophet of Freedom is one of the New York Times best books of the year.

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Cuffe Committee honored for preserving history

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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.

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