This Committee will advise and recommend to the Chapter such procedures and financial resources as are necessary to adequately preserve the above. The Chapter shall recommend engagement of such persons or entities to execute such maintenance accordingly.

In recent years, the Fall River Chapter of the Prince Henry Society has been called upon in a voluntary capacity to manage various Fall River-based projects concerning monuments of historical and cultural significance to the Portuguese heritage. Those Fall River monuments include:


1. The restoration of the Prince Henry statue

at Eastern Avenue and Pleasant Streets


2. The construction of the John DeMedeiros statue

at Heritage Park near Battleship Cove


monument313. The “Portas” or “Gates of the City”

on Ponta Delgada Boulevard