Hours for July 4, 2024

The Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Military Museum 1000C Rodney French Blvd. New Bedford, MA. will be open on Thursday July 4, 2024, from 1-4PM. There is free parking to visit the Museum just let the Gate person know you are going to the Museum, park in one of our designated parking places and get a parking…

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Treasures inside the Museum – A PBS Film

Inside the Museum cover image

Click the Link Below, to watch our Amazing piece on the PBS show ” Treasures inside the Museum” This was filmed in March 2021, by the Rhode Island PBS. It was released in April 2021 Volunteers : Brian Ruh, Robert St. Laurent, Cynthia Yoken, John Byrnes, and Association President Bill Niedzwiedz are featured in this…

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We have a YouTube Channel!

YouTube Channel

A Message from our Association President Bill Niedzwiedz : I would like to welcome all to our new YouTube Channel I have uploaded a few short videos and the three videos of our 2024 Speaker Series there will be one more this month and then we will be starting back up after the summer season.…

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Our Contract With The City Explained


To all the Friends of the Fort Taber~Fort Rodman Military Museum & Veterans Memorial. I would like to take this opportunity to talk about all the publicity that has been going on about the museum and our contract with the City of New Bedford. There has been some information that has been misstated about our…

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The Joe Langlois Dedication

Joe Langlois

Recently, we honored our friend and late association President Joe Langlois. With a dedication in our north wing. The dedication was done by our current President, Bill Niedzwiedz. Joe’s wife Janet Langlois, & our treasurer Bob St. Laurent. As well as others to honor our friend who passed away on Feb 29, 2020.   We miss…

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“Lights of Peace” Flag Looking for Local Veterans to Honor

To All who want to honor a Local Veteran,  The “Lights of Peace” Flag that is outside The Fort Rodman-Fort Taber Military Museum. Is currently looking for Local Veterans to Honor each month.  Empire Ford (who sponsors the program) is looking for Local Veterans to honor. Please Follow the link in order to recommend a…

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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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