Signs, Symbols and Stones: Uncovering the Mysteries of an Urban Ethnic Landscape #4

by Jim Fonseca

The Galo de Barcelos on a Portuguese restaurant in New Bedford. Photo from

Are your feet sore yet? We’re continuing our expedition through an urban ethnic landscape, learning about a different culture, that of Portuguese Americans in southeastern New England.

I grew up in this area and in the Portuguese American culture. Now I’m a retired geography…