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Summer Hours Start June 1 – Special Two-For-One Admission Offer

As of June 1, 2017, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum will switch to its summer hours. Quaker House opens for the season and both Quaker House and Evergreen will be open six days a week. Additionally, we are offering two-for-one admission all...

Evergreen Open House May 31 – FREE Admission

That’s right! FREE! On Wednesday, May 31 you’re invited to the historic Dartmouth landmark, Evergreen House at 26 Newcastle Street in Dartmouth, for free guided tours that will include our current exhibits: The Watercolours of W.R. Symons, Rare Dartmouth Maps. The Carriage...

CBC Do Crew Quaker House Visit Postponed to Saturday

Please Note: This event was originally scheduled for May 26 but postponed to May 27 due to the wet forecast for Friday. We’re so excited to have CBC’s Louise Renault and the Do Crew coming to Quaker House May 27....

From Blades to Boots – Ice Skates and How They Were Advertised

by Shannon Baxter This is the 10th and final entry 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...

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...