The town's most remarkable features are the magnificent European-style public buildings built between 1885 and 1906 by Standard Oil Company millionaire Henry Huttleston Rogers, a native of the town.
Visiting Fairhaven, you'll find a public state beach overlooking Buzzards Bay, several recreational marinas, historical Fort Phoenix and the Rogers buildings, free walking tours, a number of unique shops and more than fifty restaurants. There are three bed and breakfast establishments as well as three larger accommodations.
The Fairhaven Office of Tourism can send you an information packet to tell you about the town's history, attractions, accommodations, special events and much more.
For an information packet, call 508-979-4085, email FairhavenTours@fairhaven-ma.gov or write to Fairhaven Office of Tourism, 141 Main Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719.
The Fairhaven Visitors Center, located in the historic Fairhaven Academy Building at 141 Main Street, Fairhaven, is open year round Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:80 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A List of Special Events in Fairhaven is available here: