The historical articles are in PDF format and were pain-stakingly
researched and reproduced by local cultural historian, Raymond
Patenaude. Click on the image of the Sharpshooters to see articles on their history and relevance to the city of New Bedford. Click on the image of architect Louis Destremps, to learn more about this
prolific French-Canadian born architect's contribution to this city, as well as articles on the Orpheum Theatre.