Clarks Point Lighthouse New Bedford, MA 02744 +1 508 994 3938
Fort Taber or Fort at Clark's Point was built during the Civil War era. The construction of the fort was supervised by Henry Robert, however the fort was never completed and eventually abandoned. The fort site is now transformed into a state park that features a lighthouse, several batteries and a military tank.
Winsper Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 979 1745(Tourist Information)
Howland Mill Village Historic District is a historic neighborhood in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 and contains almost 100 contributing structures, most of them designed in Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styles. Designed by Wheelwright and Haven in 1888, a lot of the constructions are gable-ended wood framed cottages.
21 Baptist Street Swansea, MA 02777 +1 508 379 9728
The celebrated Baptist Street in Swansea, Massachusetts boasts of a historically-important church structure called the First Baptist Church and Society. It was built in the year of 1731. It was initially established as the pioneering congregation in Massachusetts that was founded in 1663 by John Myles. Its monumental significance raised a lot more due to the fact that it is one of the oldest congregations in the state and country. It is a mammoth model of the Greek Revival style of architecture, and also features a cemetery that dates back to 1731.
149 William Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 992 6843 /+1 508 992 9137
William Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts features one of the finest church structures at First Baptist Church. It was constructed and established in the year of 1829. The church building is a beautiful example of the Greek Revival style of architecture. Worship services can be attended each Sunday at 9:15a and 10:45a. The Sunday School takes place on Sundays at 9:30a and Wednesdays at 7:00p. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, and became the first church in New Bedford to attain such a high regard.
228 North Main Street Fall River, MA 02720 +1 508 672 5381
Celebrated First Baptist Church situated at North Main Street in Fall River, Massachusetts is a monumental church in the vicinity. Over the years, its significance has increased even more. It was constructed in the year 1850 and was built by renowned civil engineer Josiah Brown. Detailed information regarding the varied activities and events are available on their official website. A luminous illustration of the Greek Revival style of architecture, this building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1983.
Bradford Avenue and South Main Street Fall River, MA 02722 +1 508 324 2754
The monumental Kennedy Park is situated in Fall River, Massachusetts. The enormous 57 acre (23 hectares) park area was initially referred as the South Park and was originally a farm of John Durfee. It was constructed in 1868. The ancient park site magnificently reflects the Colonial Revival and the Shingle style of architecture. Whilst the upper section of the park is a great avenue for baseball enthusiasts to relax over a game, the middle portion promises picturesque visuals of the Mount Hope Bay. The park site occupies historic significance and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
55 Lighthouse Road Chappaquiddick Island Edgartown, MA 02539 +1 508 627 3599
Cape Poge Light or Cape Pogue Light is located off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. A part of Edgartown, this beach provides tourists myriad opportunities for a relaxing vacation. The Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge offers many tours to explore the island including a tour to the Cape Poge Lighthouse. The wood tower is built on the north tip of the island and guides ships sailing into the Edgartown harbor. Every six seconds, the tower flashes a white light that can be seen for 9 miles (14.48 kilometers). Hiking along its many trails or taking leisurely fishing and kayaking trips, visitors have many options to enjoy the pristine surroundings.
William Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 996 4095(Tourist Information)
The Central New Bedford Historic District is a large commercial zone comprising of 80 buildings built on 29 acres (12 hectares) of land. Most of the buildings here are Classical Revival or Romanesque Revival in architecture, even though some are in Greek Revival style. The district has been an epicenter of institutional and civic activity since 1875, and has played a vital role in shaping up the modern Bedford. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
425 Hawthorn Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 991 6178
Nestled within New Bedford's Buttonwood Park, this zoo offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted with various beasts. Spread over ten acres (4.04 hectares), Buttonwood Park Zoo was originally opened in 1894, and is one of the oldest in Massachusetts. Following a closure in the mid-1990s, the zoo was renovated and re-opened to the public in 2000. More than 150 species of animals, from across the globe, are housed here. Guests can view varieties of wild animals, domestic animals, reptiles and birds.
71 Curtis Lane Edgartown, MA 02539 +1 508 627 5343
Established in 1926 and designed by Cornelius Lee, the Edgartown Golf Club is a private link. The 18-hole course has many slopes making it ideal to any player while offering magnificent views of the Vineyard Sound. The golf club features a pro shop, clubhouse and a practice area. There is also training provided for those who want to learn the game. It also hosts yearly golf tournaments which is open for all.
In 1835, members of a church decided to use this
part of the island for a summer meeting. Each year, the meeting became more and more popular. Soon, members of the congregation built cottages and stayed longer. Eventually, their ...
A perfect spot on a rainy day, the library boasts
an extensive collection of books, reference materials, compact discs and audio and videotapes. You can also get access to the Internet, use a personal computer, or dig into the ...
Since 1884, islanders have enjoyed the beauty of this magnificent
carousel. Built by Charles W.F. Dare, it is the nation's oldest platform carousel still in operation. Acquired by the Preservation Trust in 1986, the carousel is a National Historic ...