Photo exhibit of 54th Regiment on display in Boston

The city once again plans to celebrate African-American History month this February, with familiar events such as the Frederick Douglass Marathon. But this year, a one-of-a-kind event is coming to Boston’s Massachusetts Historical Society that some New Bedford residents won’t want to miss.

New Bedford was essential to making this exhibit happen.

“Everybody was immensely helpful to us,” said Sarah Greenough, head of the department of photographs at the National Gallery and a curator of the exhibit. “Our exhibition would have been much poorer without New Bedford.” read full story