About Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens With local community partners, The Trustees are working to transform this former nursery into a vibrant park for the people of New Bedford and beyond. In the heart of New Bedford lies the former nursery of Allen C. Haskell: six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, historic buildings, and more than half an acre of greenhouse space.
Slocum’s book Sailing Alone Around the World, first published in 1900, is still in print and has been translated into many languages. The monument was placed in the park in 1958. The Fairhaven Office of Tourism publishes a brochure about Joshua Slocum.
The Department of Parks and Recreation, is a multi-division agency that manages the towns three hundred plus acre park system, public cemeteries and recreational programming for the residents of Dartmouth. The department prides itself in continuing to address and adapt to the changing needs of our growing community with both active and passive recreational opportunities for all.
Effie M. Morrissey (now Ernestina-Morrissey) was a schooner skippered by Robert Bartlett that made many scientific expeditions to the Arctic, sponsored by American museums, the Explorers Club and the National Geographic Society. She also helped survey the Arctic for the United States Government during World War II.
The New Bedford Hurricane Protection Barrier lies across New Bedford and Fairhaven Harbor. It is approximately 50 miles south of Boston. The project protects about 1,400 acres in New Bedford, Fairhaven, and Acushnet from tidal flooding associated with hurricanes and coastal storms.
Fort Phoenix is an American Revolutionary War-era fort located at the entrance to the Fairhaven-New Bedford harbor, south of U.S. 6 in Fort Phoenix Park in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The fort was originally built in 1775 without a name, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Fort Taber Military Museum. 1000 South Rodney French Boulevard; New Bedford, MA 02744 508-994-3938; Visit Website; Located on the southern tip of the city in Fort Taber Park and operated by the Fort Taber Historical Association, Inc., the museum preserves and interprets New Bedford’s long and rich military history.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Albert Bierstadt (7 Jan 1830–18 Feb 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3014, citing Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .
Grinnell Mansion Congregate Home, which also operates under the name Grinnell House, is located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This organization primarily operates in the Dwelling Operators, except Apartments business / industry within the Real Estate sector.
The Harbor Walk is the best place to see New Bedford’s unique mix of natural and man-made wonders. From up here, the views seem endless: look for landmarks like East Beach, Fort Taber, Butler Flats Lighthouse, Fort Phoenix, Palmers Island, the Port of New Bedford, and the sparkling waters of Buzzards Bay.
<p><b>Hazelwood Park</b> is a public park on Clark's Point in <a href="/pages/w/104150046288735">New Bedford, Massachusetts</a>. The park occupies a plot of 23acre on the west side of New Bedford's southern peninsula, between Rodney French Boulevard and Brock Avenue.
Or perhaps you are planning on visiting New Bedford this summer and hoping to get in a swim during your trip. For New Bedford beach lovers new and old, I have put together a list of 5 beaches that are in the area that you might consider checking out.
The park is host to a number of popular programs, most notably the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach every Memorial Day weekend, concerts at the theater, band shell entertainment, softball and volleyball league tournaments, and nature center programs.
Long Pond is a lake within the towns of Lakeville and Freetown, in southeastern Massachusetts. It shares its waters with Assawompset Pond. These lakes provide a source of drinking water to the city of New Bedford, the largest city in southeastern Massachusetts.
Carolina, on July 18, 1863, the men of the 54th Regiment showed themselves worthy of the hopes of their supporters. During the battle Sergeant William H. Carney of New Bedford took the United States flag from the fallen standard- bearer and carried it under intense fire to the Confederate parapet.
City of New Bedford and yoga/ meditation trainer invite residents to ‘Meditate in the Park’ on Fridays June 15 through August 17. New Bedford, Massachusetts – The City of New Bedford and Jeff Costa, a personal trainer in yoga, fitness and meditation, […] Click for more.
Nathan Johnson was born a free person of color in Philadelphia, and married Mary ("Polly") Durfee of New Bedford in 1819. The couple were in the employ of Charles Waln Morgan, a prominent whaling captain, as domestic servants in the 1820s, and were soon involved in the abolitionist cause.
Urbon then did a follow-up article on the Armory’s current condition titled Tour reveals slow destruction of New Bedford Armory. The news was not good. In 2003, nearly 100 years after its dedication, the Massachusetts National Guard announced to the City of New Bedford that it would be vacating the Armory.
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! reaches out to the following communities and beyond to engage a diverse audience, offer exemplary educational programming and provide a vibrant center for the arts: New Bedford, Marion, Mattapoisett, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester, Wareham, Acushnet, Freetown, Berkley, Swansea, Fall River, Middleboro, Bristol, Newport and Providence.
<p>The <b>New Bedford Fire Museum</b> is a local history museum at 51 Bedford Street in <a href="/pages/w/104150046288735">New Bedford, Massachusetts</a>, United States. It is located in the 1867 <b>Fire Station No. 4</b>, the city's oldest surviving fire station.
The City of New Bedford is home to fifteen historic districts which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one local historic district, the Bedford-Landing Waterfront District. Local historic district designation differs from listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Our growing collection includes art glass made in New Bedford by the famous Mt. Washington and Pairpoint factories, glass from the Midwest and other regions of the country, English and Continental glass, ancient glass, historical glass, Tiffany and Steuben, paperweights, studio glass and much more.
The Port Society Complex will restore the Seamen’s Bethel and Mariners’ Home, make both buildings handicap accessible, and create a Fishing Heritage Center to tell the story of New Bedford’s development as the number one fishing port in the country.
A whaling history book offering a new perspectives on life at sea. A Man for All Oceans: Captain Joshua Slocum and the First Solo Voyage Around the World In this biography, author Stan Grayson has uncovered primary sources that yield significant information in understanding Slocum's life.
"The town itself is perhaps the dearest place to live in, in all New England..nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses, parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford…all these brave houses and flowery gardens came from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans.
West Beach. West Rodney French Boulevard; New Bedford, MA 02744 Seasonal Lifeguards 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Wheelchair Accessible – Restrooms – Outdoor Showers Parking passes are available at the Parks, Recreation & Beaches office at 181 Hillman St. Building 3 or the City Clerk’s Office at 133 William St.
We’re definitely starting to feel the summer heat as schools have closed their doors and AC units are being put to the test all throughout the Greater New Bedford area. Summer brings many favorite pastimes to mind; cookouts, vacations, outdoor concerts, festivals... and of course, the beach.
Palmers Island is accessible at low tide from New Bedford's hurricane wall. The lighthouse can be seen from the New Bedford Whaling Museum and other spots on shore, and the ferry to Cuttyhunk Island passes the island, as does a harbor tour offered daily in season.
Palmer Island Light Station is located on the northern point of Palmer's Island in New Bedford Harbor. The island received its name from William Palmer, one of the first settlers of Dartmouth. New Bedford, Massachusetts, was the whaling capital of the Nation reaching its peak in the 1850s with a fleet of 239 ships.
NEW BEDFORD — The statue of Prince Henry the Navigator on Pope's Island was rededicated Thursday by a group of dignitaries that included Paulo Alcobia Portugal, captain of the tall ship Sagres, which left port Thursday evening after a two-day stay.
Fort Taber A 50-acre waterfront park that provides over a mile of ocean frontage located on the southern peninsula of the city which projects into Buzzards Bay. The park incorporates historical landmarks, offers many amenities and various opportunities for passive and active recreation.
Bedford Towers in New Bedford, Massachusetts has all the offerings for your perfect home. The seven-story high-rise building offers open and airy living spaces featuring one and two bedroom apartment homes. The Townhomes offer forty, two and three bedroom apartments spread among seven buildings.