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Anyone’s Game: Ladies Ice Skates, for Pleasure and for Hockey

by Shannon Baxter This is the ninth in a series of articles featuring 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 world...

A Soldier’s Skates

by Shannon Baxter This is the eighth in a series of articles featuring 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 world...

Preserving and Protecting the Starr Skate Collection

by Shannon Baxter This is the seventh in a series of articles featuring 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 world...

‘The Watercolours of W.R. Symons’ Exhibit Now Open

On Friday, March 31, 2017 a new exhibit debuted at Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s Evergreen House. “The Watercolours of W. R. Symons, 1898-1987” explores the life and work of Dartmouth painter, W. R. Symons. Symons lived his whole life in Dartmouth...

Celtic Tales a ‘Telling’ Success

A capacity crowd was on hand Friday, March 17 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Dartmouth Heritage Museum’s ‘Evergreen House’ with Celtic Tales & Tea. All were treated to an afternoon of grand storytelling and favourite folk songs by Cindy...

Competition for Starr

by Shannon Baxter This is the sixth in a series of articles featuring 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 world...

The Brennan Family Skates

by Shannon Baxter This is the fifth 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...

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

Tickets are sold out for this event; thanks for your support! 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...