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Afternoon Tea at Evergreen (in November!)

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...

‘Remembering Sacrifice’ Talk

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...

Women’s History Month

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...

We Need Your Help!

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...

Women’s History Month Talk

To celebrate Women’s History Month we will be hosting a talk at Evergreen House on October 20 from 2:00-3:00 pm by Holly Hanes entitled “Women: Ordinary and Extraordinary in Nova Scotia’s Past”. The talk will discuss the evolution of women’s...

On this Day: October 1, 1914

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...

Hallowe’en at Helen’s [Sold Out]

Join us on Saturday, October 27 from 2-4 pm for a spooooook-tacular afternoon of ghostly and ghoulish tales in the home of Helen Creighton. Helen Creighton was the author of “Bluenose Ghosts” and a firm believer in the supernatural. Evergreen...

New Exhibit: Cutting Across the Water [Now Extended!]

Opening this week is the new exhibit, Cutting Across the Water: A Brief Look at Lake Banook. It is a new temporary exhibit looking at Lake Banook, and its pivotal role in the sports and recreation of Dartmouth. Cutting Across the Water provides a...

#BacktoSchool Time

Since it’s #BacktoSchool time, we thought it’d be fun to share school related photos from our Collection. These photos have been posted daily to the Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s Instagram account for the past week and will be posted until early next...

A Plaque for Helen

Did you know Helen Creighton’s birthday is on September 5? It marks her 119th birthday and we’re celebrating! On September 5, there will be a ceremony unveiling a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Helen Creighton! On behalf of the...