The individuals who had an important role in New Bedford's history.
New Bedford's history as a whaling port and Underground Railroad stop.
Stories from the past that made New Bedford what it is today.
New Bedford today reflects its heritage as the 19th-century whaling capital of the world.
The leading African Americans who helped shape New Bedford.
The female leaders in New Bedford's whaling and textile communities.
Native American influence on the whaling industry.
New Bedford's art and architecture were influenced by its success as a whaling port.
Quaker merchants built up New Bedford with their wealth and whaling expertise.
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