• Stewardship

    Public access to the historic trails within Vaughan Woods nature preserve is made possible by the stewardship efforts of community...

  • Education

    School visits, interpretive walks, lectures, and workshops occur throughout the year in the Vaughan Woods and at the Homestead.

  • Community

    Annual community events like the Spring Maypole Dance, Fall Harvest Celebration, Winter Sledding Contest and Summer Old Hallowell Day...

  • History

    This historic property, settled in 1794 in Hallowell, Maine, was home to seven generations of Vaughans. Today, in partnership with our...

  • Nature

    Historic stone bridges, scenic waterfalls, a towering forest and a wild meadow not only earned Vaughan Woods its local nickname...

  • Arts

    Through workshops and exhibits the Homestead's arts programs honor the Vaughan's centuries-long dedication to nature appreciation and the...

Connecting People to Place Through History, Nature, & the Arts

SUMMER HOURS

Vaughan Homestead house and grounds are open on the occasion of public programs and events or by appointment. Admittance to the grounds is not...

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Movies On The Lawn: August 7 & 22

What could be more fun on a summer night than a classic movie under the stars silhouetted by the 1794 historic Homestead? On Friday, August...

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Hallowell Clayworks Dig: August 15

Join clay artist and ceramics instructor Malley Weber for a day of clay digging and processing. Search the property for clay deposits and learn the...

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Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition: July 3 – August 28

The Harlow Gallery and the Vaughan Homestead present an outdoor exhibition of sculpture on the grounds of the Vaughan Homestead from July 3 to...

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Goodbye Uncle Sam’s Footbridge

At approximately 8 a.m. on July 9, 2015 Uncle Sam's Footbridge was deconstructed. This 115-year-old iconic bridge was missing its keystone and had...

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2015 Public Program Schedule

For your fridge - download our public program schedule here! Date Change: please note that the July movie on the lawn has been moved from July 18 to...

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