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WWI Veteran’s Diary Describes Halifax Explosion

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s (DHM) explosion exhibit, titled “Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster,” commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. It opened to the public on July 14th, 2017 and is scheduled to remain until January 2018....

Entertainment Added to Afternoon Tea at Evergreen

We are pleased to announce that guests at our Friday afternoon teas in August and on September 1 will be treated to music from siblings, Alistair and Lydia Maksym, and their mother, Jennifer Publicover. They will offer guests an enjoyable...

Evergreen to Host Tall Ships Viewing Party & Old Fashioned Fair on August 1

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Evergreen House and the 50th anniversary of the Dartmouth Heritage Society. With so many anniversaries to celebrate we had to throw a party! Join us on August 1 (no rain date) from 11...

Harbour Explosion Exhibit Now Open at Dartmouth Heritage Museum

Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster is now open at the Dartmouth Heritage Museum. This exhibition examines Dartmouth’s role in the Harbour Explosion. The installation is on display in the historic Evergreen House through the 100th anniversary of the...

Dartmouth Heritage Museum Closed on Canada Day

Evergreen House and Quaker House will be closed Saturday, July 1 to celebrate Canada Day. Both sites of re-open Tuesday, July 4 at 10 a.m....

Afternoon Tea Returns to Evergreen House for Summer of 2017

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is pleased to announce its popular weekly afternoon teas are back for the summer of 2017, starting Friday, June 9 where patrons will enjoy a classic Victorian pastime at the majestic and historic Dartmouth landmark, Evergreen...

Summer Hours Start June 1 – Special Two-For-One Admission Offer

As of June 1, 2017, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum will switch to its summer hours. Quaker House opens for the season and both Quaker House and Evergreen will be open six days a week. Additionally, we are offering two-for-one admission all...

Evergreen Open House May 31 – FREE Admission

That’s right! FREE! On Wednesday, May 31 you’re invited to the historic Dartmouth landmark, Evergreen House at 26 Newcastle Street in Dartmouth, for free guided tours that will include our current exhibits: The Watercolours of W.R. Symons, Rare Dartmouth Maps. The Carriage...

CBC Do Crew Quaker House Visit Postponed to Saturday

Please Note: This event was originally scheduled for May 26 but postponed to May 27 due to the wet forecast for Friday. We’re so excited to have CBC’s Louise Renault and the Do Crew coming to Quaker House May 27....

From Blades to Boots – Ice Skates and How they were Advertised

by Shannon Baxter This is the 10th and final entry in a series of articles featuring Dartmouth’s Starr Manufacturing Company. Established as a nail factory in 1861, Starr Manufacturing soon began making its famous Starr skates and selling millions of pairs...