People

Whaling crew pose aboard ship.


New Bedford's success in whaling not only shaped its economics, but its demographics as well. In its heyday, the city was more diverse than Boston and New York. Below you will see a few of the people that lived in and journeyed to New Bedford, and how they shaped this cities history.

 

Last updated: March 4, 2020

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