Places that Matter: New Bedford’s Launch – May 9!

For the past two years, the Waterfront Historic Area League (WHALE) and the Trust for Public Land have collaborated on an innovative project called Places that Matter: New Bedford.  From 2022 – 2024, New Bedford locals identified the historic and cultural resources, parks and recreation areas, public art and affordable housing opportunities that deserve protection, activation […]

Living the Old House Dream: An Ask the Expert Series

Living the Old House Dream: An Ask the Expert Series for Lovers and Owners of Historic Houses WHALE and The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum (RJD)  have partnered to present a new series of programs about historic houses and the often-intimidating maintenance and restoration projects they require. The series takes place in the RJD parlors […]

Legacy Dinner Photos

Congratulations to the family of Sarah Delano, Ben Baker, John Markey, and John Bullard! They are the recipients of the 2018 Legacy Awards, a small token of WHALE’s appreciation for the large debt that we owe them for their past and current support.