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croppedSledKidsSNOWSHOE & SLEDDING PARTY: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2016

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.

Screen Shot 2016-02-04 at 2.07.20 PMVOTE VAUGHAN WOODS & HELP US WIN UP TO $5,000 IN GRANT MONEY FROM BANGOR SAVINGS BANK!

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!

VOTE NOW

Learn more about the Vaughan Bridges Restoration Project

Screen Shot 2016-02-05 at 11.09.46 AMAMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY EXHIBIT FEATURES VAUGHAN HOMESTEAD’S OWN SARAH MANNING VAUGHAN

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: 

Enlightened Conversation in the Kennebec Kingdom of Sarah Manning Vaughan

WinterRecMINI EXHIBIT AT HUBBARD LIBRARY 

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!


For questions and appointments or to register your group call (207) 622-9831 or email info@vaughanhomestead.org

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