New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park:

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National Parks
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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From 2:00 to 4:00pmET on April 19, parks across the country including Grand Teton National Park, Everglades National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, Independence National Historical Park, and Statue of Liberty National Monument will participate in the Find Your Park InstaMeet.
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.
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.
John have already toured across America after a chance meeting 12 years ago at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
The whale oil samples had been preserved in the New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass.
John Bockstoce, of the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts, branded the discovery last month as "very exciting".
It can be vomited out or it can come out of the [back] with the feces," says Stuart Frank, senior curator of the New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts.
Local preservation groups understood this and laid the groundwork for the creation of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park in 1996.
We are grateful for the financial assistance provided through the North Slope Borough ECHO Project and to its partners: The New Bedford Whaling Museum, the New Bedford Oceanarium, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Bishop Museum, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
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The New Bedford Whaling museum is very excited about coming and we've talked several times about their presentations.

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