A 10 foot replica scale model of the Mayflower will be built by Capt. Ian Kirkwood with help from students at South Devon Marine Academy at Noss and local experts and volunteers. The interior of the model will be exposed from stem to stern on one side to display the ... [ More ]
Dartmouth’s Heritage Projects include several large-scale projects that will leave a lasting legacy in the town and enhance the Mayflower commemoration in 2020.
Please note that all projects are still in the planning stage and are liable to change.
As one of the Mayflower Destinations on the National Mayflower Trail, Dartmouth is developing a Mayflower Trail through the town, with interpretation boards and digital (smartphone) information explaining its part in the Mayflower Story. It will link to similar trails being ... [ More ]
Plans have been drawn up for an innovative opaque glass extension at the back of the Museum, with a connecting door to the main exhibition area. The extension would provide additional exhibition space for the Museum to display the Mayflower story and other aspects of ... [ More ]
A full sized plantation garden will be created in Coronation Park, to emulate the food growing techniques which were adopted by the early settlers, and will demonstrate the horticultural fusion of the two cultures. This interesting and educational garden will be a point on the ... [ More ]
Located around existing Liriodendron trees (native to New England) in Royal Avenue Gardens, It is hoped to create a new bed planted entirely with species from the New England area. These would have been the plants which the early settlers would have encountered for the first ... [ More ]