Points of Pride

Two and a half centuries of Dartmouth achievements, turning points, contributions, and leadership

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The First Dartmouth Night

1895
During Dartmouth Night and Homecoming, alumni return to join students in a celebration that includes a colorful parade and a blazing bonfire.

The Peace Corps Begins

1961
By May 1963, 29 Dartmouth students were serving in 17 countries around the world as a part of the program.

Memorial Field Completed

1923
While originally built in 1893, Memorial Field and its stadium were not completed until 1923.

Hopkins Center for the Arts Opens

1962
A renowned multi-disciplinary academic, visual and performing arts center, the Hop was designed by Wallace Harrison, the architect of Lincoln Center.

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