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

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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Two New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park volunteers

New Bedford Whaling NHP volunteers assist with programs, staffing, and many other duties.

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Did You Know?

Arrival of a party from Norfolk Virginia at League Island. Some members of this party wound up in New Bedford.

Between 1840 and 1860 some 300-700 escaped slaves were living in New Bedford. Frederick Douglass was among those who found freedom in New Bedford. He arrived in 1838 after escaping from Baltimore carrying another sailor's protection papers.