Polly Johnson and The Nathan and Polly Johnson House, 21 Seventh St., New Bedford


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Polly Johnson and The Nathan and Polly Johnson House, 21 Seventh St., New Bedford

Silhouette of Mary J. “Polly” Johnson (1784-1871) and present-day photo of the house she and her husband lived in for many years. This house was one of four properties they owned on Seventh St. The oldest part of the building dates to the 1820s. Today the house is the headquarters of the New Bedford Historical Society and is a National Historic Landmark.


This file appears in: Provider of Sweet Freedom