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New Bedford Marks 100th Anniversary of “Whaleman”
Descendants of Congressman William Crapo and sculptor Bela Pratt represented their ancestors well as the 100th anniversary of the iconic "Whaleman Statue" was observed.
On June 20, 1913, the statue was unveiled to the public for the first time, after being commissioned by Crapo for …
Iconic New Bedford Monument Damaged
New Bedford's most iconic monument has been damaged.
The harpoon tip of the "Whaleman Statue" in front of the Downtown Public Library was recently bent. City workers have since removed the tip so it can be repaired.
The Mayor's Office says while vandalism may be a possibili…