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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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October 01, 2014
Ruth and Abby talk fashion on AHA night
Ruth and Abby talk fashion on AHA! night

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

Did You Know?

A contemporary engraving depicts colonists dumping tea chests in Boston Harbor in December of 1773.

The first whaling vessel launched from New Bedford in 1767, the "Dartmouth," was one of the ships later involved in the Boston Tea Party.