Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Historical Association

Fort Taber ~ Fort Rodman Historical Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to assisting in the restoration, preservation and perpetuation of Fort Rodman and its surroundings, included the Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Military Museum. The purpose of our website is help spread understanding and awareness as to Fort Taber & Fort Rodman’s continued service to the community of New Bedford, not just in the past, but the present and future.

Coming in August…Grand Encampment of Revolutionary War Soldiers


Saturday, August 23, 9am – 9pm  & Sunday, August 24, 9am – 3pm

Largest event of its kind in SouthCoast, something for the whole family.  Hundreds of uniformed historians, two large camps, cannons and wagons. A living history event.  Fort will be open.

Military music at noon.  Battle demonstrations each afternoon. Colonial dance Saturday evening for the public.


Presented by: Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Historical Association and the City of New Bedford.