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DHPT Winter Fundraiser

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Tickets for our February 20th Akin House fundraiser are

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Serving a Mission

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.  

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Introduction to Plans for 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
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“This is New England at its Best”

“We’ve always envisioned a cultural heritage facility. It’s about education, education, education.”  DHPT President Diane Gilbert

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Proposed Programming and Exhibits at the Cultural Heritage Center

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:

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RWU CPC Article December 2013

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.

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