• 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.

 

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