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ID: 7014196
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014196

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Bedford (inhabited place)  New Bedford (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 070 56 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.9333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Acuchnet river; became fishing community & whaling port late 18th cen.; harbor attacked & burned by British during Revolutionary War in 1778; noted for Seaman's Bethel chapel, discribed in Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick.

Names:
New Bedford (preferred,C,V)
Achushena (C,V)
Acushnet Village (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bristol (county)  ................  Bristol (county) (P)
Hierarchy of New Bedford (inhabited place)  ....................  New Bedford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as part of Dartmouth by Plymouth colonists in 1652
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1847
county seat (C)
port (C)
shipbuilding center (C)  ............  since 1765
manufacturing center (C)  ............  since decline of whaling early 20th cen., products include textiles, plastics, chemicals, rubber & metal goods

Sources and Contributors:
Achushena..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006636
Acushnet Village..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006636
New Bedford..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 629
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006636
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 629
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006636
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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