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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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September 12, 2014
New Bedford Whaling NHP Receives 2014 Park Stewards Grant
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is one of 28 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Park Stewards grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks.

September 06, 2014
Dock U Mentaries to Feature Home Movies from Fishing Families
Sept Dock U Mentaries to feature home movies

September 02, 2014
1850s ladies share recipes for AHA night
Ruth and Abby share recipes on AHA! night

August 28, 2014
Story Hour to return to the park
Story hour with Jackson Gillman returns to the park on Friday mornings

August 22, 2014
Sharks Come Cruisin to play Sea Shantey Punk concert
Sharks Come Cruisin' play Thursday concert series in the park garden

August 19, 2014
Native American Music in Park Garden
Nettukkusqk Singers offer concert of Native American songs in park garden, as part of Thursday evening concert series.

Did You Know?

The bow-shaped pulpit of the Seamen's Bethel

The Seamen's Bethel is still in use today as a non-denominational house of worship, just as it was in Herman Melville's day. More...