Updated: May 16
In addition to the archives and collection of local history books, the Millicent Library offers many online resources for doing both local and more general history research. All of these can be accessed through the library website.
Fairhaven Cemetery Records (fairhavencemeteries.org) provides information on birth and death dates, burial site, relatives, and sometimes more
Fairhaven Vital Records: birth, death, and marriage records
Home -- Lost Fishermen From the Port of New Bedford: names of vessels, crew members lost at sea, descriptions of the incidents, and photographs
Fairhaven Star Archive (olivesoftware.com): searchable, complete files of Fairhaven’s daily newspaper
Millicent Library : Free Texts : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming : Internet Archive: Fairhaven High School Yearbooks
Gale - Product Login: nineteenth-century newspapers
Infoweb Login: MillicentPublicLibrary (newsbank.com): America’s Historical Newspapers
In addition, if you have a Massachusetts library card, you can get an elibrary card from the Boston Public Library. Go to bpl.org for further information.