National Register of Historic Places listings in New Bedford, Massachusetts

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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 April 4, 2014.[1]
[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location Summary
1 Acushnet Heights Historic District
Acushnet Heights Historic District
December 1, 1989
(#89002035)
Roughly bounded by Summer, Weld, Purchase, Pope, County, and Robeson
41°38′52″N 70°55′53″W / 41.647778°N 70.931389°W / 41.647778; -70.931389 (Acushnet Heights Historic District)
2 Butler Flats Light
Butler Flats Light
June 15, 1987
(#87001530)
New Bedford Channel
41°36′07″N 70°53′54″W / 41.601944°N 70.898333°W / 41.601944; -70.898333 (Butler Flats Light)
3 Buttonwood Park Historic District
Buttonwood Park Historic District
August 24, 2000
(#00000915)
Kempton St., Rockdale Ave., Hawthorne St., and Brownell Ave.
41°37′55″N 70°57′07″W / 41.631944°N 70.951944°W / 41.631944; -70.951944 (Buttonwood Park Historic District)
4 Sgt. William H. Carney House
Sgt. William H. Carney House
April 21, 1975
(#75000243)
128 Mill St.
41°38′15″N 70°55′59″W / 41.6375°N 70.933056°W / 41.6375; -70.933056 (Sgt. William H. Carney House)
5 Central New Bedford Historic District
Central New Bedford Historic District
April 24, 1980
(#80000430)
Roughly bounded by Acushnet Ave. and School, Middle, and 6th Sts.
41°38′06″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
County Street Historic District
August 11, 1976
(#76000229)
Roughly bounded by Acushnet, Page, Middle, and Bedford Sts. (both sides)
41°37′55″N 70°55′55″W / 41.631944°N 70.931944°W / 41.631944; -70.931944 (County Street Historic District)
7 Dawson Building
Dawson Building
September 30, 1982
(#82001900)
1851 Purchase St.
41°39′N 70°56′W / 41.65°N 70.93°W / 41.65; -70.93 (Dawson Building)
8 Thomas Donaghy School
Thomas Donaghy School
March 2, 1989
(#89000041)
68 South St.
41°37′33″N 70°55′25″W / 41.625833°N 70.923611°W / 41.625833; -70.923611 (Thomas Donaghy School)
9 ERNESTINA (schooner)
ERNESTINA (schooner)
January 3, 1985
(#85000022)
Steamship Wharf
41°38′01″N 70°55′16″W / 41.633611°N 70.921111°W / 41.633611; -70.921111 (ERNESTINA (schooner))
10 Fire Station No. 4
Fire Station No. 4
July 24, 1975
(#75000250)
79 S. 6th St.
41°37′41″N 70°55′38″W / 41.628056°N 70.927222°W / 41.628056; -70.927222 (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 Church
April 21, 1975
(#75000251)
149 William St.
41°38′06″N 70°55′44″W / 41.635°N 70.928889°W / 41.635; -70.928889 (First Baptist Church)
12 Fort Taber District
Fort Taber District
February 8, 1973
(#73001954)
Wharf Rd. within Fort Rodman Military Reservation
41°35′36″N 70°54′14″W / 41.593333°N 70.903889°W / 41.593333; -70.903889 (Fort Taber District)
13 Griffin Street Cemetery
March 19, 2014
(#14000062)
S. 2nd & Griffin Sts.
41°37′42″N 70°55′22″W / 41.628323°N 70.922738°W / 41.628323; -70.922738 (Griffin Street Cemetery)
14 Hazelwood Park
Hazelwood Park
June 24, 2010
(#10000389)
597-603 Brock Ave.
41°36′24″N 70°54′48″W / 41.606667°N 70.913333°W / 41.606667; -70.913333 (Hazelwood Park)
15 Head of the River Historic District
Head of the River Historic District
December 2, 2009
(#09000965)
2-28 Mill Rd., 2-13 Tarkiln Hill Rd.
41°40′54″N 70°55′09″W / 41.681736°N 70.919186°W / 41.681736; -70.919186 (Head of the River Historic District)
Extends into Acushnet.
16 Hotel Waverly
Hotel Waverly
January 26, 1990
(#89002326)
1162-1166 Acushnet Ave.
41°39′26″N 70°55′38″W / 41.657222°N 70.927222°W / 41.657222; -70.927222 (Hotel Waverly)
17 Howland Mill Village Historic District
Howland Mill Village Historic District
May 30, 1996
(#96000609)
Roughly bounded by Bolton, Winsper, Hemlock Sts., and Rockdale Ave.
41°36′58″N 70°56′00″W / 41.616111°N 70.933333°W / 41.616111; -70.933333 (Howland Mill Village Historic District)
18 Robert C. Ingraham School
Robert C. Ingraham School
March 2, 2010
(#10000056)
80 Rivet St.
41°37′14″N 70°55′20″W / 41.6206°N 70.9223°W / 41.6206; -70.9223 (Robert C. Ingraham School)
19 Nathan and Mary Johnson Properties
Nathan and Mary Johnson Properties
February 16, 2000
(#00000260)
17-19 and 21 7th Street
41°37′59″N 70°55′44″W / 41.633056°N 70.928889°W / 41.633056; -70.928889 (Nathan and Mary Johnson Properties)
National Historic Landmark; home and meetinghouse of African-American abolitionist couple who took in Frederick Douglass after he escaped from slavery
20 Lightship No. 114
Lightship No. 114
May 30, 1990
(#90000777)
formerly State Pier
41°38′08″N 70°55′16″W / 41.635556°N 70.921111°W / 41.635556; -70.921111 (Lightship No. 114)
Scrapped.
21 Manomet Mills
Manomet Mills
May 24, 2012
(#12000304)
194-194R, 200 Riverside Ave.
41°40′03″N 70°55′12″W / 41.667494°N 70.920035°W / 41.667494; -70.920035 (Manomet Mills)
22 Merrill's Wharf Historic District
Merrill's Wharf Historic District
November 11, 1977
(#77000167)
MacArthur Dr.
41°37′59″N 70°55′15″W / 41.633056°N 70.920833°W / 41.633056; -70.920833 (Merrill's Wharf Historic District)
Encompasses Steamship Pier and adjacent Coal Pocket Pier.
23 Moreland Terrace Historic District
Moreland Terrace Historic District
June 3, 1996
(#96000610)
Roughly bounded by Moreland Terrace, Ash, Bedford, and Page Sts.
41°37′40″N 70°56′11″W / 41.627778°N 70.936389°W / 41.627778; -70.936389 (Moreland Terrace Historic District)
24 New Bedford Gas and Edison Light Complex
New Bedford Gas and Edison Light Complex
June 3, 2002
(#02000633)
180 MacAuthur Dr.
41°37′49″N 70°55′16″W / 41.630278°N 70.921111°W / 41.630278; -70.921111 (New Bedford Gas and Edison Light Complex)
25 New Bedford Historic District
New Bedford Historic District
November 13, 1966
(#66000773)
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′07″N 70°55′27″W / 41.635278°N 70.924167°W / 41.635278; -70.924167 (New Bedford Historic District)
National Historic Landmark
26 New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
November 12, 1996
(#03000283)
33 William St.
41°38′08″N 70°55′27″W / 41.635692°N 70.924064°W / 41.635692; -70.924064 (New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park)
27 North Bedford Historic District
North Bedford Historic District
September 19, 1979
(#00000899)
Roughly bounded by Summer, Park, Pleasant, and Kempton Sts.
41°38′25″N 70°55′49″W / 41.640278°N 70.930278°W / 41.640278; -70.930278 (North Bedford Historic District)
28 Old Third District Courthouse
Old Third District Courthouse
September 28, 1971
(#71000083)
2nd and William Sts.
41°38′09″N 70°55′29″W / 41.635833°N 70.924722°W / 41.635833; -70.924722 (Old Third District Courthouse)
29 Palmer Island Light Station
Palmer Island Light Station
March 26, 1980
(#80000433)
New Bedford Harbor
41°37′34″N 70°54′35″W / 41.626111°N 70.909722°W / 41.626111; -70.909722 (Palmer Island Light Station)
ARLHS USA-578
30 William J. Rotch Gothic Cottage
William J. Rotch Gothic Cottage
February 17, 2006
(#06000236)
19 Irving St.
41°37′50″N 70°55′55″W / 41.630494°N 70.931811°W / 41.630494; -70.931811 (William J. Rotch Gothic Cottage)
31 William Rotch, Jr. House
William Rotch, Jr. House
April 5, 2005
(#05000456)
396 County Street
41°37′49″N 70°55′43″W / 41.630297°N 70.928686°W / 41.630297; -70.928686 (William Rotch, Jr. House)
Early Richard Upjohn house for prominent whaling family
32 Shawmut Diner
Shawmut Diner
November 28, 2003
(#03001208)
943 Shawmut Ave.
41°39′32″N 70°56′51″W / 41.658889°N 70.9475°W / 41.658889; -70.9475 (Shawmut Diner)
33 Bradford Smith Building
May 17, 1984
(#84002216)
1927-1941 Purchase St.
41°39′04″N 70°55′49″W / 41.651111°N 70.930278°W / 41.651111; -70.930278 (Bradford Smith Building)
Demolished.[5]
34 Thompson Street School
Thompson Street School
January 26, 1990
(#89002329)
58 Crapo St.
41°37′17″N 70°55′37″W / 41.621389°N 70.926944°W / 41.621389; -70.926944 (Thompson Street School)
35 Times and Olympia Buildings
Times and Olympia Buildings
July 7, 1983
(#83000725)
908-912 and 880-898 Purchase St.
41°38′11″N 70°55′36″W / 41.636389°N 70.926667°W / 41.636389; -70.926667 (Times and Olympia Buildings)
36 U.S. Customhouse
U.S. Customhouse
December 30, 1970
(#70000735)
Southwestern corner of 2nd and Williams Sts.
41°38′07″N 70°55′29″W / 41.635278°N 70.924722°W / 41.635278; -70.924722 (U.S. Customhouse)
Oldest U.S. Customs facility in continuous use; Greek Revival public building by Robert Mills
37 Union Baptist Church
Union Baptist Church
June 16, 2008
(#08000532)
109 Court St.
41°38′03″N 70°56′05″W / 41.634181°N 70.934775°W / 41.634181; -70.934775 (Union Baptist Church)
38 Union Street Railway Carbarn, Repair Shop
Union Street Railway Carbarn, Repair Shop
October 2, 1978
(#78000431)
1959 Purchase St.
41°39′07″N 70°55′52″W / 41.651944°N 70.931111°W / 41.651944; -70.931111 (Union Street Railway Carbarn, Repair Shop)
39 Wamsutta Mills
Wamsutta Mills
August 19, 2008
(#08000794)
Acushnet Ave., Logan, Wamsutta, and N. Front St.
41°39′05″N 70°55′39″W / 41.651479°N 70.927627°W / 41.651479; -70.927627 (Wamsutta Mills)
40 Whitman Mills
Whitman Mills
August 29, 2003
(#03000844)
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 70.919444°W / 41.6625; -70.919444 (Whitman Mills)
(#83004613) More Info

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 4, 2014.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic 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. 
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ "Cultural Inventory Record for Bradford Smith Building". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2013-10-16.