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Fairhaven History


  • OLD-TIME FAIRHAVEN, Erstwhile Eastern New Bedford by Charles A. Harris. Thanks to Max Isaksen for providing us with this (large) searchable pdf of this history of Fairhaven. Please let us know if you find typos.(We can’t vounch for the veracity of the text!)




  • Old-Time Fairhaven History Page
  • Stuffed Squirrel Orchestra Page— answers one of the library’s most FAQ
  • Hair wreath, circa 1850’s, made for Congregational Church minister with hair from 22 members of the flock. Purchased for the Millicent Library in memory of Curtis Lopes.
  • Recipes! If you’re nostalgic about the French meat pie and apple crisp you used to eat at Fairhaven High School or want to try pear-rum pie, you can get Ellen Iddon’s and Steve Foster’s recipes and cook them up for your class reunion. Also available is Steve Foster’s pear-rum pie. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!