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FTFRHA Featured in MassRealty Article

The Fort Taber-Fort Rodman Historical Association is committed to preserving the military history of the fort and its surroundings. Fort Rodman doesn’t only offer historical information; it is an important memorial dedicated to the legacy of the area’s veterans and their service to the nation. Moreover, the association aims to demonstrate how the fort is…

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Civil War-era cannons buried at Fort Taber in New Bedford?

NEW BEDFORD — More than 30 iron, Civil War-era cannons could be buried on the Fort Taber park site in the city’s South End, say backers of a proposal to conduct an archaeological study and potentially dig for the historical weaponry. Ward 6 City Councilor Joseph P. Lopes submitted a letter and supporting documents from…

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Merchant Mariner Memorial Rededication

On Saturday, November 19, 2016 the Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Historical Association hosted a ceremony in honor of “the men who sailed the Liberty Ships” – Merchant Mariners of WWII.  More than 59 people attended the ceremony.  Speakers included Joe Langlois, FTFRH President; Bob Bromley, Vice President & museum curator who spoke about the history of…

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Fort Taber curator to speak at Rochester Historical Society May 17

Rochester — The next meeting of the Rochester Historical Society will be on May 17 at 7 p.m., at the East Rochester Church & Museum, 355 County Rd. Robert Bromley, Curator of the Military Museum at Fort Taber in New Bedford will be the speaker at the meeting. The Military Museum opened in 2004 with…

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Whiskey Tasting Fundraiser

Whiskey Tasting Fundraiser to benefit Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Historical Association, Friday, June 2, 2017. To be held at Wamsutta Club, 427 County Street, New Bedford, MA, 6-10PM. Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Whiskey tasting 6-9PM. Music by Jazz Guitarist Jim Robitaille. Hot and cold hor’s d’oeuvres, cash bar. A variety of domestic…

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