Preserving the Arnold Mansion and its grounds for future generations to learn of its history and enjoy the beautiful mansion and its grounds.

About James Arnold

The son of Thomas and Mary (Brown) Arnold, James was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on September 9, 1781. He came to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to work for William Rotch, Jr., a merchant of the city...


Much of our future success preserving the James Arnold Mansion will be attributed to the volunteers who give their time and energy. Volunteering will be engaging and rewarding. We hope you'll join us in our mission!

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