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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....

Vintage Valentines

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...

A New Life After 150 Years

by Dale Wilson If a picture is worth a thousand words, what happens when you can’t see the picture? Such was the case recently when an ambrotype made its way to the Carriage House Studio. Even the most casual observer...

Extra, Extra – The Latest Gazette is Online!

The Winter 2016/2017 edition of The Dartmouth Heritage Museum Society Gazette, our quarterly newsletter, has been posted. We encourage you to check it out to see what’s been going on the past few months and what we’re working on. And...

Quaker House & Evergreen Highlight Heritage Trust Presentation January 19

Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia is hosting a presentation on Thursday, January 19 by David Jones entitled Lived-in History: the re-purposing of Downtown Dartmouth’s Quaker House and Evergreen. The talk takes place at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of the...

Christmas Cheer & Song Set for December 17

The Dartmouth Heritage Museum is proud to present the annual Christmas Cheer & Song event at Evergreen House on Saturday, December 17 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Attendees will enjoy festive music by Acadia, featuring Gail Fulop and Wayne Slaunwhite,...