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A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen

 
 
A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
1. A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker
Inscription.
As a Tribute of Respect
to enterprising whalemen,
sons of New Bedford,
who imperiled their lives,
or perished, in encounters
with monsters of the deep
this tablet is placed here by
the Children of New Bedford
August 1, 1930

 
Erected 1930 by The Children of New Bedford.
 
Location. 41° 38.095′ N, 70° 55.411′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Johnny Cake Hill south of Williams Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located in the downtown area, affixed to a large stone, on the front grounds of the Seamen's Bethel, across the street from the New Bedford Whaling Museum, about half of a block south of Williams Street. 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. The Seamen's Bethel (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Seamenís Bethel (a few steps from this marker); Viking (a few steps from this marker); The Mariner's Home (within shouting distance of this marker);
A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
2. A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker
Captain Paul Cuffe (within shouting distance of this marker); 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); Twentieth-Century Whaling (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bedford.
 
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A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
3. A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker
View of the marker on the front grounds of the Seamen's Bethel.
A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
4. A Tribute of Respect to Enterprising Whalemen Marker
View of the marker looking north along Johnny Cake Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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