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The south coast is rich in culture, history, and diversity. And rich in art! New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is at the heart of New Bedford’s Seaport Cultural District. Located in the historic downtown, NBAM/ArtWorks! offers engaging exhibitions and outstanding educational programs for members and visitors of all ages. (This excerpt taken from the New Bedford Art Museum website)
As a compelling destination that anchors a national park and vibrant urban seaport, the New Bedford Whaling Museum encourages exploration of our region’s cultural, artistic, historic, and scientific contributions. A keeper of the region’s collective memory, the Museum preserves a communal story of the many who settled in the “city that lit the world” and of those who keep the light shining brightly today. (This excerpt taken from the New Bedford Whaling Museum website)
Buttonwood Park Zoo, owned and operated by the City of New Bedford and supported in its endeavors by the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society, features a variety of animals native to Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America. (This excerpt taken from the Buttonwood Park Zoo website)
Established in 1956, Allendale Country Club boasts a Geoffrey Cornish designed 18 Hole par 72 championship layout. The course offers a fair but challenging course for the beginner as well as the advanced golfer.  (This excerpt taken from the Allendale Country Club website)
One of New England's "Top Courses You Can Play", Acushnet River Valley's championship layout was awarded Golf Digest's coveted 4-Star Rating in the annual "Places to Play" guide. The course is centrally located for golfers coming from Cape Cod, Providence or Newport RI, and Boston MA. (This excerpt taken from the Acushnet River Valley Golf website)
In 1982 Bob and Carol Russell sought to re-enter the wine-growing business that Carol’s father, Herbert Grifenhagen, and grandfather, Max Grifenhagen, loved so dearly. Herb and his father had grown their upstate New York Germania Wine Cellars brand into a nationally celebrated sparkling wine. The Russell couple dreamed of returning to the family’s tradition of raising grapes and making champagne. In 1982, after searching the globe for the perfect place to farm flavorful sparkling wine, they chose Westport, MA. Their bold vision and daring tactic was proven to be revolutionary. (This excerpt taken from the Westport Rivers Winery website)
“Little Harbor” is a public 18 hole Executive Golf Course. Memberships are offered for those who want to take advantage of discounted rates and participate in our club sponsored tournaments. The course is Par 56 with a 79 slope rating. The holes range in distance from 100 yards to 291 yards with a total yardage of 3038. Don’t let these numbers fool you, you will need every club in your bag . (This excerpt taken from the Little Harbor Country Club website)
Founded in 1921, Fall River Historical Society (FRHS), the oldest cultural institution in Fall River, Massachusetts, is an important resource for scholars, researchers, other museums and historical societies, and the local community. Dedicated to preserving the history of Fall River and sharing it with the public, we maintain significant collections of costumes and accessories, decorative arts, furniture, ephemera, photographs, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and manuscripts. We also have distinguished maritime and Fall River textile industry collections. (This excerpt taken from the Fall River Historical Society website)
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Fall River, MA
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The home to five National Historic Landmarks and Official Veteran Memorials on both state and national levels, Battleship Cove has been providing the preservation of both the military heritage of the New England region and that of the United States since 1965. (This excerpt taken from the Battleship Cove website)
The Woods Hole Historical Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and celebration of the area’s unique and colorful past and present, beginning with its farming and fishing roots and wending through centuries of adventurous maritime enterprise, world-renowned scientific exploration and achievement, and the parallel history of summertime recreation that has transformed Cape Cod.  (This excerpt taken from the Woods Hole Historical Museum website)
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