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Address: Fairhaven, MA
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Government building known for its beautiful red-brick architecture and...

Government building known for its beautiful red-brick architecture and landmark clock tower.

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Following the advice of a hotel staff member, I drove to the center of Fairhaven to discover a trove of beautiful architecture. City Hall stands at the center of a number of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Alexandria, VA
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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Following the advice of a hotel staff member, I drove to the center of Fairhaven to discover a trove of beautiful architecture. City Hall stands at the center of a number of magnificent stone buildings that reflect the generosity and creative spirit of Henry Huddleston Rogers whose donated a portion of his fortune from the oil business to create an... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What an example of early American architecture. It is in an area with many other amazing buildings and homes.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Glad we took the time to see this building. It is magnificent. While there take a look at the smaller building across the street to the right of City Hall. It is also charming.

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Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

If you are visiting Fairhaven, New Bedford, or other areas on Buzzard's Bay, make time for the morning walking tour of Fairhaven with Christopher Richard, the Director of Tourism. Dressed in late 19th century garb, he gives a delightful history of the glory days of Fairhaven and the beautiful Town Hall and library, donated by oil baron Henry Huddleston Rogers.... More 

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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

City hall, a must see?? Yes! Wonderful architecture, stained glass windows. Be sure to see the 2nd floor auditorium as well.

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