New Bedford

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Overview
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.
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ISBN: 9780738512853
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
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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