New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Dedicated as a Tribute
sturdy whalemen who early won fame
for New Bedford
and their successors who,
inheriting ideals and resourcefulness
gave to the city new prominence
a great manufacturing center.
Text on Back side of Monument:
of Saint Louis, Missouri
a native of New Bedford
Erected 1914 by George D. Barnard.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 41° 37.945′ N, 70° 57.02′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Lieutenant Walter E. Fuller Memorial Parkway and Buttonwood Street, in the median on Lieutenant Walter E. Fuller Memorial Parkway. This marker is located in Buttonwood Park, in the middle of a small traffic circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 milesCol. Lewis L. Millett Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pvt. David Lewis Gifford Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Nathan and Mary (Polly) Johnson House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 1.2 miles away); Whaleman’s Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lewis Temple (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Paul Cuffe's Atlantic World (approx. 1.2 miles away); Heroes of Fort Wagner (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bedford.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.