Who was Selmar Eggers
July 12, 2023
I recently attended the book launch event for John K. Bullard's memoir, Hometown at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. During his remarks, Mr. Bullard read an excerpt from his book about the disastrous gas explosion that destroyed several buildings in our historic district during the brutal winter of 1977.   He described the damage done to the Selmar Eggers Building at 10 William Street - a building that once stood on …