U.S. Customhouse

SW corner of 2nd and Williams Sts., New Bedford, Massachusetts

Photos 

Custom House

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Ned Goode, Photographer August 1961 EAST (FRONT) AND NORTH ELEVATIONS

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

An early Federal building representative of governmental activity during a period when the Merchant Marine was growing rapidly. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MA-682)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1970
Reference number
70000735
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Customhouse
Current functions
Customhouse; Post office
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1834; 1836

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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