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On this day in 1849, local portrait painter and daguerreotypist William Valentine died in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Valentine introduced the daguerreotype process to Halifax thus having the distinction as Nova Scotia’s first photographer, one of the first in Canada and...
We are excited to announce the Tom Forrestall Art for Evergreen Fundraiser! We will be raffling off two custom-framed, original pieces by local artist, Tom Forrestall. If you’ve ever wanted to add a Forrestall to your collection (or start an...
You’re invited to join us on Saturday, December 15 for our annual Christmas Cheer & Song event. We are also thrilled to announce our partnership with Autism Nova Scotia and that this is a low sensory event. Guests will be...
‘Tis the season to save! We are excited to be participating in Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission’s Shop Home for the Holidays! The event runs from November 30 to December 2 and encourages people to shop local this holiday season. We are offering...
Tuesday, November 27 is GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving and volunteering. For this GivingTuesday, we hope to raise $10,000 to make our historic gardens revitalization project a reality. To make this happen, we need your help! What is the...
Afternoon Tea at Evergreen in November! You’re not dreaming! If you missed out on attending Afternoon Tea at Evergreen during the summer, you’re in luck! Join us on November 17 at Evergreen House from 2:00-3:30 pm for fresh scones, shortbread...
In honour of Remembrance Day, join us on November 10 from 2:00-3:00 pm at Evergreen House for “Remembering Sacrifice”, a talk by Holly Hanes. The talk will focus on remembering those from the North Nova Scotia Highlanders and Sherbrooke Fusiliers...
October is Women’s History Month. This year’s theme is #MakeAnImpact. Every Wednesday we will be featuring a woman who made an impact on Dartmouth or Nova Scotia’s history. All the posts will be gathered here for you to read en...
For a second year, Councillor Sam Austin is running a fun initiative to distribute his allotted District Capital Funds. What is it, you ask? Councillor Austin wants you, the residents of Dartmouth Centre, to vote to give funding to the...
On this day in 1914, Dartmouth native and journalist, Howard Cormack Wolfe sent this postcard to his mother to tell her that his battalion had departed Quebec City for Europe. Howard was part of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces’ 8th Battalion...