The annual Trip to the Sea, which sends seniors traveling down the Connecticut River from Hanover to the Long Island Sound. Ledyardites retrace John Ledyard’s (Class of 1777) famous trip to the sea from Hanover in a dugout canoe. This trip has been repeated regularly since the 1920s. (Photo by Robert Gill)
Ledyard Canoe Club founded
A group of Dartmouth students gathered together with the goal of restoring a rowing team to the College.
(Photo courtesy of Rauner Special Collections Library)
Dartmouth case decided by SCOTUS
A landmark ruling in the development of U.S. constitutional and corporate law, Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward held that the College would remain a private institution and not become a state university.