New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Address:33 William St
New Bedford, MA 02740

Phone:508-996-4095
Fax:508-984-1250
Web: www.nps.gov/nebe/
Size: 34 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 12, 1996.
Location:In New Bedford, Massachusetts, 50 miles southeast of Boston and 30 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island. Accessible via I-195 (Exit 15).
Facilities:Visitor center, museum/exhibit (é).
Activities:Self-guided walks, guided tours.
Special Features:Park commemorates the heritage of the world's preeminent whaling port during the 19th century. A variety of cultural landscapes, historic buildings, museum collections, and archives preserve this history and collectively recount the stories of a remarkable era. Sites spread over 13 city blocks include the New Bedford Whaling Museum, the Seamen's Bethel, the schooner Ernestina, the U.S. Customs House, and the Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum.

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Superintendent Meghan Kish has selected twenty-four year National Park Service veteran Joseph (Dan) McCarthy as the new Facility Manager of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, Roger Williams National Memorial, and Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park.
High School Apprenticeship Program, New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, MA
O'er the Wide and Tractless Sea": Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt is a powerful coffee table visual history of the Yankee whale hunt and comes from the authoritative expertise of the Curator of Maritime History, New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Dyer (Curator of Maritime History at the New Bedford Whaling Museums and Old Dartmouth Historical Society), "O'er the Wide and Tractless Sea" is a unique and unreservedly recommended addition for the personal, community, and academic library American Art History collections.
Collected over seven decades, the archive was acquired in 2015 by the New Bedford Whaling Museum, which is located within the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in Massachusetts.
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Meghan Kish, superintendent of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and the Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence, will serve as superintendent of the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park.
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With advice from the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts, Fred then preserved the bones in ammonia and hydrogen peroxide before the teeth were set in the sockets.
The volume presents over two hundred songs, tunes, and poems, culled from some 1100 sailors' logbooks and journals, now part of the Kendall Collection at the New Bedford Whaling Museum (p.
A review of these ship's logs, which were archived in the library of the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the New Bedford Public Library, tended to exonerate the whalers from primary responsibility for the demise of the summer-resident population of polar bears of the St.
John have already toured across America after a chance meeting 12 years ago at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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