National Register of Historic Places listings in New Bedford, Massachusetts


National Register of Historic Places listings in New Bedford, Massachusetts

List of Registered Historic Places in New Bedford, Massachusetts, which has been transferred from and is an integral part of List of Registered Historic Places in Bristol County, Massachusetts

Contents: Counties in Massachusetts
This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted November 4, 2011.[1]


[2] Landmark name[3] Image Date listed Location Summary
1 Acushnet Heights Historic District 01989-12-01 December 1, 1989 Roughly bounded by Summer, Weld, Purchase, Pope, County, and Robeson
41°38′52″N 70°55′53″W / 41.64778°N 70.93139°W / 41.64778; -70.93139 (Acushnet Heights Historic District)
2 Butler Flats Light Butler Flats Light, New Bedford, MA.jpg 01987-06-15 June 15, 1987 New Bedford Channel
41°36′7″N 70°53′54″W / 41.60194°N 70.89833°W / 41.60194; -70.89833 (Butler Flats Light Station)
3 Buttonwood Park Historic District 02000-08-24 August 24, 2000 Kempton St., Rockdale Ave., Hawthorne St., and Brownell Ave.
41°37′55″N 70°57′7″W / 41.63194°N 70.95194°W / 41.63194; -70.95194 (Buttonwood Park Historic District)
4 Sgt. William H. Carney House 01975-04-21 April 21, 1975 128 Mill St.
41°38′15″N 70°55′59″W / 41.6375°N 70.93306°W / 41.6375; -70.93306 (Carney, Sgt. William H., House)
5 Central New Bedford Historic District Downtown New Bedford MA.jpg 01980-04-24 April 24, 1980 Roughly bounded by Acushnet Ave. and School, Middle, and 6th Sts.
41°38′6″N 70°55′39″W / 41.635°N 70.9275°W / 41.635; -70.9275 (Central New Bedford Historic District)
6 County Street Historic District First Unitarian Church, New Bedford MA.jpg 01976-08-11 August 11, 1976 Roughly bounded by Acushnet, Page, Middle, and Bedford Sts. (both sides)
41°37′55″N 70°55′55″W / 41.63194°N 70.93194°W / 41.63194; -70.93194 (County Street Historic District)
7 Dawson Building 01982-09-30 September 30, 1982 1851 Purchase St.
41°39′0″N 70°55′48″W / 41.65°N 70.93°W / 41.65; -70.93 (Dawson Building)
8 Thomas Donaghy School 01989-03-02 March 2, 1989 68 South St.
41°37′33″N 70°55′25″W / 41.62583°N 70.92361°W / 41.62583; -70.92361 (Donaghy, Thomas, School)
9 ERNESTINA (schooner) Ernestina in plastic.jpg 01985-01-03 January 3, 1985 Steamship Wharf
41°38′1″N 70°55′16″W / 41.63361°N 70.92111°W / 41.63361; -70.92111 (ERNESTINA (schooner))
National Historic Landmark
10 Fire Station No. 4 New Bedford Fire Museum.jpg 01975-07-24 July 24, 1975 79 S. 6th St.
41°37′41″N 70°55′38″W / 41.62806°N 70.92722°W / 41.62806; -70.92722 (Fire Station No. 4)
1867 building was oldest fire station in state when closed; now home of New Bedford Fire Museum
11 First Baptist Church First Baptist New Bedford.jpg 01975-04-21 April 21, 1975 149 William St.
41°38′6″N 70°55′44″W / 41.635°N 70.92889°W / 41.635; -70.92889 (First Baptist Church)
12 Fort Taber District New Bedford Fort.jpg 01973-02-08 February 8, 1973 Wharf Rd. within Fort Rodman Military Reservation
41°35′36″N 70°54′14″W / 41.59333°N 70.90389°W / 41.59333; -70.90389 (Fort Taber District)
13 Hazelwood Park 02010-06-24 June 24, 2010 597-603 Brock Ave.
41°36′24″N 70°54′48″W / 41.60667°N 70.91333°W / 41.60667; -70.91333 (Hazelwood Park)
14 Head of the River Historic District 02009-12-02 December 2, 2009 2-28 Main St., Acushnet; 2-28 Mill Rd., 2-13 Tarkiln Hill Rd.
41°40′54.25″N 70°55′9.07″W / 41.6817361°N 70.9191861°W / 41.6817361; -70.9191861 (Head of the River Historic District)
15 Hotel Waverly 01990-01-26 January 26, 1990 1162-1166 Acushnet Ave.
41°39′26″N 70°55′38″W / 41.65722°N 70.92722°W / 41.65722; -70.92722 (Hotel Waverly)
16 Howland Mill Village Historic District 01996-05-30 May 30, 1996 Roughly bounded by Bolton, Winsper, Hemlock Sts., and Rockdale Ave.
41°36′58″N 70°56′0″W / 41.61611°N 70.933333°W / 41.61611; -70.933333 (Howland Mill Village Historic District)
17 Robert C. Ingraham School 02010-03-02 March 2, 2010 80 Rivet St.
41°37′14.16″N 70°55′20.28″W / 41.6206°N 70.9223°W / 41.6206; -70.9223 (Ingraham, Robert C., School)
18 Nathan and Mary Johnson Properties Johnson Properties, New Bedford, MA.jpg 02000-02-16 February 16, 2000 17-19 and 21 7th Street
41°37′59″N 70°55′44″W / 41.63306°N 70.92889°W / 41.63306; -70.92889 (Johnson, Nathan and Mary, Properties)
National Historic Landmark; home and meetinghouse of African-American abolitionist couple who took in Frederick Douglass after he escaped from slavery
19 Lightship No. 114 01990-05-30 May 30, 1990 State Pier
41°38′8″N 70°55′16″W / 41.63556°N 70.92111°W / 41.63556; -70.92111 (Lightship No. 114)
20 Merrill's Wharf Historic District 01977-11-11 November 11, 1977 MacArthur Dr.
41°37′59″N 70°55′15″W / 41.63306°N 70.92083°W / 41.63306; -70.92083 (Merrill's Wharf Historic District)
21 Moreland Terrace Historic District 01996-06-03 June 3, 1996 Roughly bounded by Moreland Terrace, Ash, Bedford, and Page Sts.
41°37′40″N 70°56′11″W / 41.62778°N 70.93639°W / 41.62778; -70.93639 (Moreland Terrace Historic District)
22 New Bedford Gas and Edison Light Complex 02002-06-03 June 3, 2002 180 MacAuthur Dr.
41°37′49″N 70°55′16″W / 41.63028°N 70.92111°W / 41.63028; -70.92111 (New Bedford Gas and Edison Light Complex)
23 New Bedford Historic District North Water Street, New Bedford, MA.jpg 01966-11-13 November 13, 1966 Bounded by Front St. on the east, Elm St. on the north, Acushnet Ave. on the west, and Commercial St. on the south
41°38′7″N 70°55′27″W / 41.63528°N 70.92417°W / 41.63528; -70.92417 (New Bedford Historic District)
National Historic Landmark
24 New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park Vistor Center 2006.jpg 01996-11-12 November 12, 1996 33 William St.
41°38′8.49″N 70°55′26.63″W / 41.6356917°N 70.9240639°W / 41.6356917; -70.9240639 (New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park)
25 North Bedford Historic District 01979-09-19 September 19, 1979 Roughly bounded by Summer, Park, Pleasant, and Kempton Sts.
41°38′25″N 70°55′49″W / 41.64028°N 70.93028°W / 41.64028; -70.93028 (North Bedford Historic District)
26 Old Third District Courthouse NPS Visitor Center, New Bedford, MA.jpg 01971-09-28 September 28, 1971 2nd and William Sts.
41°38′9″N 70°55′29″W / 41.63583°N 70.92472°W / 41.63583; -70.92472 (Old Third District Courthouse)
27 Palmer Island Light Station Palmer Island Light 01980-03-26 March 26, 1980 New Bedford Harbor
41°37′34″N 70°54′35″W / 41.62611°N 70.90972°W / 41.62611; -70.90972 (Palmer Island Light Station)
ARLHS USA-578
28 William J. Rotch Gothic Cottage William J. Rotch House, 19 Irving Street (moved from 103 Orchard Street), New Bedford (Bristol County, Massachusetts).jpg 02006-02-17 February 17, 2006 19 Irving St.
41°37′49.78″N 70°55′54.52″W / 41.6304944°N 70.9318111°W / 41.6304944; -70.9318111 (Rotch, William J., Gothic Cottage)
National Historic Landmark
29 William Rotch, Jr. House William Rotch House, New Bedford, MA.jpg 02005-04-05 April 5, 2005 396 County Street
41°37′49.07″N 70°55′43.27″W / 41.6302972°N 70.9286861°W / 41.6302972; -70.9286861 (Rotch, William, Jr. House)
National Historic Landmark
Early Richard Upjohn house for prominent whaling family
30 Shawmut Diner 02003-11-28 November 28, 2003 943 Shawmut Ave.
41°39′32″N 70°56′51″W / 41.65889°N 70.9475°W / 41.65889; -70.9475 (Shawmut Diner)
31 Bradford Smith Building 01984-05-17 May 17, 1984 1927-1941 Purchase St.
41°39′4″N 70°55′49″W / 41.65111°N 70.93028°W / 41.65111; -70.93028 (Smith, Bradford, Building)
32 Thompson Street School 01990-01-26 January 26, 1990 58 Crapo St.
41°37′17″N 70°55′37″W / 41.62139°N 70.92694°W / 41.62139; -70.92694 (Thompson Street School)
33 Times and Olympia Buildings 01983-07-07 July 7, 1983 908-912 and 880-898 Purchase St.
41°38′11″N 70°55′36″W / 41.63639°N 70.92667°W / 41.63639; -70.92667 (Times and Olympia Buildings)
34 U.S. Customhouse US Customshouse, New Bedford, MA.jpg 01970-12-30 December 30, 1970 Southwestern corner of 2nd and Williams Sts.
41°38′7″N 70°55′29″W / 41.63528°N 70.92472°W / 41.63528; -70.92472 (U.S. Customhouse)
Oldest U.S. Customs facility in continuous use; Greek Revival public building by Robert Mills
35 Union Baptist Church 02008-06-16 June 16, 2008 109 Court St.
41°38′3.05″N 70°56′5.19″W / 41.6341806°N 70.934775°W / 41.6341806; -70.934775 (Union Baptist Church)
36 Union Street Railway Carbarn, Repair Shop 01978-10-02 October 2, 1978 1959 Purchase St.
41°39′7″N 70°55′52″W / 41.65194°N 70.93111°W / 41.65194; -70.93111 (Union Street Railway Carbarn, Repair Shop)
37 Wamsutta Mills Wamsutta Mills NB.jpg 02008-08-19 August 19, 2008 Acushnet Ave., Logan, Wamsutta, and N. Front St.
41°39′5.3244″N 70°55′39.4572″W / 41.651479°N 70.927627°W / 41.651479; -70.927627 (Wamsutta Mills)
38 Whitman Mills Whitman Mills NB.jpg 02003-08-29 August 29, 2003 1, 90, and the eastern side of Riverside Ave., rear 1 and the southern and northern sides of Coffin Ave., and 10 Manomet St.
41°39′45″N 70°55′10″W / 41.6625°N 70.91944°W / 41.6625; -70.91944 (Whitman Mills)
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References

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on November 4, 2011.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmark sites and National Register of Historic Places Districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html. 

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