In 1850 the daughter of William Rotch, Jr., one of New Bedford's leading whaling merchants, donated her father's house to shelter and feed needy seamen. After the whaling industry declined, retired whalemen, merchant seamen, and fishermen lived here. The Mariners' Home provides lodging for mariners to this day.
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|Placed By||National Parks Service, Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 339783 N 4611061|
|Decimal Degrees||41.63520000, -70.92358333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 38.112', W 70° 55.415'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 38' 6.72" N, 70° 55' 24.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||508, 774|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-23 1st St, New Bedford MA 02740, US|
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