Holiday pin making with 1850s ladies on AHA night
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?
By the 1840s, black sailors constituted about one-sixth of the labor force; and by 1900, West Indians, Azoreans, and Cape Verdeans had become a majority.