New Chapter for Local Farm with
This Sunday, July 24, 6:30-8:00 PM, the Dartmouth Historical and Arts
Society will present The
Helfand Family of Dartmouth at the Russells Mills
Schoolhouse, featuring guests Edith and Sophie Helfand and Ruben
Goldstein among others.
The Helfand farmhouse was saved from demolition when the Dartmouth
Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) agreed to restore the property and
build its new headquarters there. Since then, much progress with the
project has been made, as shared by DNRT here. The Helfand sisters, both in
their 90s, remain involved and interested in the historic property, sharing memories at an event last
summer and this Sunday. Part of the property has already returned to
life with the
To learn more about this property and others with Jewish
significance in the area, read the Historical Tour of Jewish New Bedford.