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Building Neighborhoods, Preserving Our History with the New Bedford Historical Society and Waterfront

For Preservation Month, the New Bedford Historical Society and the Waterfront Historic Area League have initiated a partnership for a local preservation conference.Topics will prompt discussions that apply to all New Bedford neighborhoods and surrounding areas.

Featuring Keynote Speaker and senior field officer, Brent Leggs, from the National Trust for Historic Preservation

This day-long conference will feature:

  • Community tours that highlight downtown';s historic sites and churches
  • Fundraising panel with leaders of state, national and local support
  • Discussions of the public benefits of preservation and a review of development challenges and opportunities with New Bedford as a case study
  • Workshops and toolbox guides for individual historic homes

For more information on how to get involved, call the office at (508) 997-1776.

To learn more about the Cape and Islands Network, visit

Click "Register" to attend.