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Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum 396 County Street (508) 997-1401  Built in 1834 and attributed to architect Richard Upjohn, this Greek revival residence was designed for Mr. Rotch, a prominent whaling merchant. This house and formal gardens are the best examples of the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in Moby-Dick. Open …

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New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center 38 Bethel Street (508) 993-8894  The Fishing Heritage Center tells the story of the nation’s #1 fishing port past, present and future through exhibits, programs, and archives. Offerings include films, talks, demonstrations, performances, group tours, resource center, gift shop, and more. Open Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm.  Admission $5.  Free for members and …

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