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Abraham H. Howland House - New Bedford, Ma. - www.WhalingCity.net
Home of Abraham Howland
In these two photographs of 388 County Street, you can see different views of the home of New Bedford's first mayor, Abraham H. Howland who bought it in 1865 for $25,000.00.
office in this granite mansion until his
death in 1887.
was elected in 1847 immediately after New Bedford
was first incorporated.
When Rodman passed away in 1855, ...
When Rodman passed away in 1855, the mansion passed from one famous family after another, beginning with New Bedford's first mayor Abraham Howland.
For a number of years it passed from Howland
, to Grinnell, to mill mogul Joseph Knowles who built an addition onto it in 1909, then to John Gael Hathaway.
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The City of New Bedford was incorporated in 1847, with Abraham Howland serving as its first Mayor.
New Bedford History - 1840 - 1849 - www.WhalingCity.net
Abraham Hathaway Howland was elected to be the first Mayor.
The town of New Bedford officially became a city in 1847; Abraham Hathaway Howland was elected its first mayor.