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Explore Manjiro’s Journey

May 18 @ 4:00 pm

Manjiro is considered to be America’s first Japanese immigrant, arriving here on May 7, 1843, by a whaling ship.

Discover this local history legend, tour Japanese culture, and create a special treat.

Learn more about the Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society House in Fairhaven.

Once you complete your Manjiro story with all six stickers, you can create a candy sushi snack.

There is no registration for this free event; it is available while supplies last.


May 18
4:00 pm
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New Bedford Public Library
613 Pleasant St,
New Bedford, MA United States
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