New Bedford Pathways

Mobile tours of the city’s historic neighborhoods.


Free Summer Walking Tour Series 2022

Detour- Exploring the People and Places of Historic New Bedford will take placeonAHA! Nights every second Thursday in May, June, July, …

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Annual Historic Holiday Tour

The Historic Holiday Tour is the Society’s annual fundraiser. This year it will take place on December 10th and 11th, 2022. …

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New Bedford Preservation Society endeavors to preserve the history of the people who built New Bedford for present and future generations. Through their stories the Society hopes to foster a deeper appreciation of, a commitment to, and knowledge of the historical resources and unique architecture this city has to offer.

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For over forty years the preservation society has been working hard toward its mission to heighten awareness, provide education and guidance and promote sensitive restoration and preservation of New Bedford’s fine historic structures and the neighborhoods in which they are located.