1762 Elihu Akin House – conservation

Akin DigThe Akin House is one of the oldest houses in Dartmouth and one of a few remaining in Dartmouth which predates the Revolution. The conservation of the Akin House is to serve as the region’s first Cultural Heritage Center.

It will be an innovative heritage tourism site where visitors will learn Akin 200-150about the post and beam construction of the 18th century (its architecture), the history of Dartmouth and the families who lived in this historic house.

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