Points of Pride

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

Dartmouth Milestones

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.

Dartmouth Skiway Opens

1956
On December 15, 1956, Polly Case straddled a small disk attached to a cable—a "poma lift"—and rode to the top of Holt's Ledge in Lyme Center, N.H.

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.

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