New Bedford

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In 1765, when Joseph Rotch sailed across the bay from Nantucket, he brought with him the skills and knowledge to start New Bedford's whaling industry. By 1830 the town was a larger whaling port than Nantucket, with an immense fleet employing more than 10,000 people.
ISBN: 9780738512853
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Massachusetts historians and authors Anthony Sammarco and Paul Buchanan worked together with the New Bedford Free Public Library - which donated all of the images in this collection - to immortalize the remarkable history of this colorful town.
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