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. Click on the image below to see a video taken at a Reception to celebrate the "laying of 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.
A replica New World Plantation Garden will be created in Coronation Park, to emulate the food growing techniques which were adopted by the early settlers with help from the Wampanoag Indians, and will demonstrate the horticultural fusion of the two cultures. This interesting ... [ 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 ]
This is a joint Education and Heritage Project. As one of the Mayflower Destinations on the National Mayflower Trail, Dartmouth is developing a Mayflower Heritage Trail through the town, with maps, trail markers, interpretation boards and digital (smartphone) information points ... [ More ]