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Seamans Bethel, New Bedford

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  • An amazing location bringing home the architectural distinction of the whaling days in New Bedford, Ma. The exterior was used in the movie classic "Moby Dick", and mentioned in Herman Melville's maste...  more »
  • The classic church of Moby Dick fame has just reopened a after being repaired. The drowned seamen's plaques on the wall are a reminder of the dangers of fishing and whaling. The ship's prow pulpit is ...  more »
  • Step inside the doors with reverence for the walls are covered with funerary tablets from ships that sailed from New Bedford and crews who never made it home. The pulpit is in the shape of a boat exte...  more »
  • I visited here in 1999, but remember the experiences I had vividly. There were two paranormal encounters that didn't scare me, but was rather amused by it.