Welcome to the Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the South Coast tour! This app will guide you to locations associated with remarkable women from diverse backgrounds who shaped their communities, the nation, and the world. Learn the stories of educators, philanthropists, abolitionists, crusaders for social justice, investors, confectioners, sister sailors and millworkers as you walk through downtown New Bedford. Get started by clicking Start Tour to see all the stops on a map. Click on Women to read individual profiles. Select Locations to see a list of places.

What’s New

Version 1.2

Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

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CS in RI ,

Fascinating New Bedford History

I loved learning that so many New Bedford’s historic locations have stories of amazing women connected to them.

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