Signs, Symbols and Stones: Uncovering the Mysteries of an Urban Ethnic Landscape #5

by Jim Fonseca

Monument honoring Revolutionary War hero Pedro Francisco in New Bedford. Photo by the author.

We’re continuing our expedition to learn about a different culture, that of Portuguese Americans, and how aspects of that culture are visible in the landscape of southeastern New England.

Signs, symbols and stones (monuments). Today we’ll learn some more about ‘stones:’ some…