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Exhibit Opening – Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster

July 14, 2017

Dartmouth, NS – December 1917 (from the Dartmouth Heritage Museum archives, 2012.046.00)


To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Harbour Explosion, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum presents the exhibit, Explosion! Dartmouth’s Ordeal of the 1917 Disaster. This exhibit will explore and reflect on the impact of the event on Dartmouth. It will focus on the cause of the Explosion and how Dartmouth residents worked together to rebuild their community. This exhibit will include oral histories from survivors, eyewitness accounts, and artifacts from affected homes and families.

The exhibit will run from July 14 until January 2018.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this exhibit – more here.


July 14, 2017
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Evergreen House
26 Newcastle Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3M5 Canada
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