Making Waves: Historic Women of the Port of New Bedford Walking Tour

Women have shaped and been shaped by the historic port of New Bedford for centuries. Join Lighting the Way experts Ann O’Leary and Mary Howland Smoyer for a special AHA! (Arts, History, Architecture) night Summer in the Seaport walking tour featuring the stories of women who will give you new insights into the whaling and fishing industries as well as the city’s historic role in the Underground Railroad. Along the way you’ll meet philanthropists, an abolitionist, an entrepreneur, an Azorean heritage advocate, and a lumper.
This tour is FREE, no pre-registration is required. It begins and ends at the Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill.

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