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New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Seamenís Bethel

 
 
Seamenís Bethel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 15, 1998
1. Seamenís Bethel Marker
Inscription. (Marker on the left side of the door)
“In the same New Bedford there stands a whalemanís chapel and few are the moody fisherman, shortly bound for the Indian or Pacific Oceans who failed to make a Sunday visit to this spot.” Moby Dick.

(Marker on the right side of the door)

The Whalemanís
Chapel
of
Herman Melvilles
Moby Dick
Office
Mariners Home.

 
Location. 41° 38.102′ N, 70° 55.417′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Johnny Cake Hill. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Seamen's Bethel (a few steps from this marker); A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen (a few steps from this marker); Viking (a few steps from this marker); The Mariner's Home (a few steps from this marker); Preserving Whaling's Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Paul Cuffe (within shouting distance of this marker);
Seamenís Bethel-Inside the Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 15, 1998
2. Seamenís Bethel-Inside the Chapel
Marker inside the chapel-(Heading) For more than a century and half this chapel has served mariners from all over the world.
a different marker also named Captain Paul Cuffe (within shouting distance of this marker); Making Room-Johnny Cake Hill (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New Bedford.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Waterways & Vessels
 
Moby Dick Sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 15, 1998
3. Moby Dick Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 24, 2016.
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