Underground Railroad

Douglass Celebration This Weekend
The City of New Bedford is celebrating its connection to famed author and abolitionist Frederick Douglass this weekend.
The New Bedford Historical Society and the Nathan and Polly Johnson House on Seventh Street in New Bedford are being recognized Sunday afternoon by the Toni Morrison Society and the…
First Lady Honors New Bedford Historical Society
The New Bedford Historical Society has been honored by the White House for their work in preserving the history of the Underground Railroad in New Bedford. 
The Society was designated a "Preserve America Steward" by First Lady Michelle Obama.