It’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend when organizations all over the state will offer outdoor activities to promote use of our amazing natural resources. The Kennebec Land Trust and Vaughan Homestead have partnered to offer a fun day of programs in Vaughan Woods and at the Homestead. Join us for a winter walk/snowshoe and our sixth annual sledding party! Get more details here.
In just three easy steps you could help Vaughan Woods, voted one of Maine’s “Most Endangered Historic Sites,” win up to $5,000 in grant money from Bangor Savings Bank!
Step One: Follow the “Vote Now” link below
Step Two: Fill out the form, scroll down to Kennebec County, then write in Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead
Step 3: Hit submit – that’s it!
Learn more about the Vaughan Bridges Restoration Project
Drawing on letters, manuscripts, and books from the Vaughan family collection in the American Philosophical Society archives, this online exhibition presents Sarah Manning Vaughan (1753-1834) as an exceptionally intelligent and vivacious woman, who inspired a rising generation of American writers and educators by supplementing the books in her collection with the art of enlightened conversation. Take a look:
Check out a sampling of fun old-fashioned winter paraphernalia from our collection. Skates, old mittens, photographs . . . just a few things you might see! On view at the Hubbard Library in Hallowell January – February, 2016. Stay tuned for March’s exhibit topic!