February 12, 2015
February 4, 2015
On Friday, January 16th, DHPT once again submitted an application to Dartmouth’s Community Preservation Committee to request funds for Phase III of the Akin House’s restoration project.
In recognition of this worthy mission, Dr. Christina Hodge, Academic Curator & Collections Manager at Stanford University Archaeology Collections, submitted this letter of recommendation to the CPC committee.
January 27, 2015
“In looking ahead to Phase III and the ultimate use of the property as a study house and cultural heritage center for Dartmouth, the Akin House is a remarkable example of the power perseverance and partnerships.” | James W. Igoe, President of Preservation Massachusetts
January 15, 2015
For any who missed Diane Gilbert’s wonderful presentation to Dartmouth’s Select Board on Monday, January 12, or those who would just like to flip though it again, here is the slideshow!
December 31, 2014
“We’ve always envisioned a cultural heritage facility. It’s about education, education, education.” DHPT President Diane Gilbert
December 30, 2014
“For a town that celebrated its 350th birthday, Dartmouth does not have a visitor center. That’s something the Dartmouth Heritage Preservation Trust plans to fix.”
December 1, 2014
DHPT’s plans for the property will result in a potential tourist destination where visitors to the Elihu Akin House Cultural Heritage Center will be given a multifaceted experience. Here’s a look at some of the exciting new exhibits and programming proposed for the new facility:
December 1, 2014
DHPT has been fortunate to have a partner in Roger Williams University’s Community Partnerships Center. So far, we have worked with the university’s education department’s social studies class for training elementary education teachers.