• Historic buildings and the waterfront in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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YAP! Teacher's Online Resource Guide
This online resource guide was designed to accompany YAP!'s debut album, "Edutainment Movement." The guide includes links to videos, songs, and National Park Service lesson plans related to topics covered on the album. Download the interactive pdf to dig deeper into topics such as whaling history, the 54th Regiment, whaling history, and more. For best results open the document in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.








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Did You Know?

Arrival of a party from Norfolk Virginia at League Island. Some members of this party wound up in New Bedford.

Between 1840 and 1860 some 300-700 escaped slaves were living in New Bedford. Frederick Douglass was among those who found freedom in New Bedford. He arrived in 1838 after escaping from Baltimore carrying another sailor's protection papers.