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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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"The City that Lit the World" 

Whaling, escaping, sailing the world, making a fortune--New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park invites every educator to find a place for parks in their classroom. Your students can explore whaling through lesson plans, games, field trips, online exhibits and Youth Ambassador Program (YAP!) multimedia products. Read and research the stories, places and people that put New Bedford at the center of whaling.

Group tour crosses a Belgian block street.