Welcome to the City of Dartmouth. I’ve been told that history doesn’t repeat but it rhymes, and it’s apparent when one digs into Nova Scotia’s past. So much of what’s happening today hearkens back to the convulsions of the past, cycles of great awakenings and still greater despair. This is a history blog, and a vessel for what I’ve found over the years that’s Dartmouth related. It’s an attempt to catalog it all, to put it all into one place. It’s incomplete, and very much a perpetual work in progress. I’ve done my best to link to sources for what I’ve posted here. Some of the photos and maps I’ve downloaded over the years without knowing I’d eventually be cataloguing them. If there is no source listed, I’m …

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Welcome to the City of Dartmouth. I’ve been told that history doesn’t repeat but it rhymes, and it’s apparent when one digs into Nova Scotia’s past. So much of what’s happening today hearkens back to the convulsions of the past, cycles of great awakenings and still greater despair. This is a history blog, and a vessel for what I’ve found over the years that’s Dartmouth related. It’s an attempt to catalog it all, to put it all into one place. It’s incomplete, and very much a perpetual work in progress. I’ve done my best to link to sources for what I’ve posted here. Some of the photos and maps I’ve downloaded over the years without knowing I’d eventually be cataloguing them. If there is no source listed, I’m …

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