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Seamen’s Bethel Among Recipients of Cultural Grants

NEW BEDFORD — State officials announced awards of over $9 million in funding for historic sites Thursday while visiting Seamen's Bethel and Mariner's Home.

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Townsquare Sunday: New Bedford Whaling National Park Buildings Restored

Two buildings that are part of the New Bedford Whaling National Park have recently been restored. Overseeing the restoration of the Seamen's Bethel and the Mariner's home is Fred Toomey, the President of the New Bedford Port Society, and Development Director Bruce Oliveira...

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New Bedford Whaling Museum via Facebook
New Bedford Whaling Museum via Facebook

Moby Dick Marathon Returns To New Bedford For 21st Year From Jan. 6-8

From Jan. 6 to 8, the Moby Dick Marathon will return for its 21st year at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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New Bedford Leaders Encourage Ringing in 2017 with Prayer

NEW BEDFORD - As the Southcoast gets ready to ring in the new year with celebrations, community leaders in New Bedford are asking residents to come together and pray as 2017 arrives...

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Local Collaboration on History Project

There's some good news for a local history project that's been announced. The New Bedford Port Society and New Bedford Whaling Museum have entered into an agreement that leases the ground floor of the Port Society-owned Mariners' Home to the Museum for the display of Museum artifacts related to local maritime history...

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Annual New Year’s Eve Inter-Faith Service to Focus on Area’s Homeless

The Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford will host the 16th Annual Inter-Faith New Year's Eve Service at Seamen's Bethel Thursday evening. 

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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Formed, Will Open In 2016

Commercial fishing in New Bedford, past and present, will be the focus of a new Downtown attraction coming in 2016.

The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has been formed, and Laura Orleans of the Working Waterfront Festival has been named Executive Director...

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Seamen’s Bethel Renovations

 

Two historic New Bedford buildings, including one made famous in Herman Melville's ``Moby-Dick,'' are a step closer to being renovated.

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Restoration Planned For Seamen’s Bethel And Mariner’s Home

 

The New Bedford Port Society and the Waterfront Historic Area League are working on a plan to restore and make accessible both the Seaman's Bethel and the Mariner's Home. 
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