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How Old is Old?

By Dale Wilson, Carriage Room Studio Great, great, great Grandmother is sternly looking at us through two layers of glass, surrounded in brass and encased in beautiful Moroccan leather.  Should this be all that is known, how then does one...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Evergreen With Celtic Tales & Tea

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society is pleased to host Cindy Campbell-Stone and Liz Newkirk at Evergreen House for a fun afternoon of Celtic Tales on Friday, March 17. Both Campbell-Stone and Newkirk are experienced storytellers and eager to celebrate St....

Looking Back at Old-Time Winters in Dartmouth

It’s been a wintry week in Dartmouth so thought we’d share some vintage winter images of Dartmouth and Dartmouthians – enjoy! click on image to enlarge  ...

The Skates of Charles F. Bell, a True Dartmouth Man

by Shannon Baxter This is the fourth in a series of articles that will focus on 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...

Museum Closed Thursday, February 16 Due to Storm

Due to the winter storm that is passing through the region today, Evergreen House/Dartmouth Heritage Museum will be closed Thursday, February 16. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....

Valentine Greeting Cards Have Been Around Awhile

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, an opportunity for people to tell someone they care about them. While romantic feelings are those most often asserted, feelings of friendship and kinship are also celebrated. Valentine’s Day cards first surfaced in the mid-19th...

Win Museum Tickets & More in Downtown Dartmouth Valentine’s Contest

The management of Dartmouth Heritage Museum are proud to be participating in a Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission contest where a lucky winner will take home a great prize pack worth over $1,000 that includes tickets to Evergreen House. Full contest...

Local Hockey Stars – Charlie Patterson’s Skates

by Shannon Baxter This is the third in a series of articles that will focus on 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...

Skates of the First Lady of Folklore (Dr. Helen Creighton’s Skates)

by Shannon Baxter This is the second article in a series that will feature 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 around the...

Starr Manufacturing Company: The Life of a Starr

by Shannon Baxter This is the first article in a series that will feature 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 around the...