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Henry H. Rogers Walking Tour

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday mornings, 10 a.m.  through end of September. Tours begin outside the Town Hall, 40 Center Street, Fairhaven. WEATHER PERMITTING. No reservations required. Tour size limited to 25 people. Face coverings required during the visits inside Town buildings.

This walk outlines the life of Standard Oil Co. executive Henry H. Rogers and the magnificent public buildings that he donated to his hometown. You’ll stop at several “off-the-sidewalk” spots in the village area where one of the nation’s most powerful businessmen grew up while you learn about his boyhood, rise to riches, and the gifts he bestowed on Fairhaven. The tour will include visits inside the Town Hall and the Millicent Library. It is held weather permitting. Free.

Thursday tours guided by Chris Richard. For more information, call or email the Office of Tourism, 508-979-4085,


July 14
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Fairhaven Visitors Center
(508) 979-4085
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Fairhaven Town Hall
40 Center Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719 United States
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