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

Dedicated as a Tribute

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
1. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
View of the front of the monument.
Inscription. Text on Front side of Monument:

Dedicated as a Tribute
to the
sturdy whalemen who early won fame
for New Bedford
and their successors who,
inheriting ideals and resourcefulness
gave to the city new prominence
by creating
a great manufacturing center.

Text on Back side of Monument:

The gift of George D. Barnard
of Saint Louis, Missouri
a native of New Bedford

 
Erected 1914 by George D. Barnard.
 
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. Touch for map. This marker is located in Buttonwood Park, in the middle of a small traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. 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
Dedicated as a Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
2. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front of the monument.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 1.2 miles away); Whalemanís 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.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Dedicated as a Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
3. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
Close-up view of the sculpting on the top of the monument.
Dedicated as a Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
4. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
View of the back side of the monument.
Dedicated as a Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
5. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
View of the monument situated on the middle of a traffic circle, on a roadway that cuts through the middle of a community park.
Dedicated as a Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
6. Dedicated as a Tribute Marker
View of the marker, looking south from the middle of Buttonwood Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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