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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Holiday pin making with 1850s ladies on AHA night

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Date: December 12, 2013
Contact: Emily G. Prigot, 508-996-4095 x 6105

Think local—think "Made In New Bedford."On AHA! night, Thursday, December 12,you can join Ruth and Abby, the national park's 1850s ladies, for holiday pin-making, from 6:00-8:00 PM. Handcraft your own pin to take home and wear. The event takes place at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park's visitor center, downtown New Bedford.As always, admission is free.

 

Did You Know?

Whaling vessels in New Bedford harbor

In 1857, at the height of whaling, there were a total of 329 whaling vessels in New Bedford's fleet, which employed roughly 10,000 men.