Great Stories from New Bedford

The City of New Bedford's rich history spans a wide range of topics from the whaling industry to prominent individuals.  Listed below are only a few of the many great stories the city has to offer. 

Frederick Douglass (circa 1818-1895) – From Slavery to Freedom

Was There a Real Moby Dick?

Henrietta (Hetty) Howland Robinson Green (1834-1916) – “The Witch of Wall Street”

Lewis Temple’s Real Innovation

The Height(s) of Yankee Whaling

Could a Whale Sink a Ship?