Schooner Ernestina

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Schooner Ernestina


Location:Exit 15 off Rt 195 to Route 118 South, then left at second traffic light to State Pier.
Facilities:Historic site.
Special Features:A designated National Historic Landmark, the schooner was built in 1894 at the James and Tarr Yard in Essex, Massachusetts and is one of six remaining Essex-built schooners. She reached within 600 miles of the North Pole and is the last ship to bring immigrants to this country under sail from the Cape Verde Islands.
Address:New Bedford State Pier
PO Box 2010
New Bedford, MA 02741

Phone:508-992-4900
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/schern.htm

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