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Seamen's Bethel, New Bedford

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  • Unlike many historic sites, this one has not been updated beyond the point of recognition of what it was like originally. Fun to read about connections to historic visitors and to Melville. 
  • Loved visiting the Seamen's Bethel, where Herman Melville once worshipped. This is such an interesting place. Someone is available to give you a tour or you can poke around as I did. The light inside ...  more »
  • i have been there for weddings and for memorial service. Excellent place to visit if you are going to be in the area 
  • 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.