• 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, and other windows into the past not only earned the Vaughan Woods its local nickname...

  • Arts

    Whether its painting the Kennebec River from the Homestead porch, creating Andy Goldsworthy style nature sculptures in the Woods, or...

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

Sewing Exhibit: April 2014

From thimbles to thread, the women of the Homestead saved it all. Almost every bedroom in the house contains a sewing cabinet with buttons, fabric,...

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Vernal Pools Walk: April 19

Join Maine Master Naturalists and local science teachers Sue Kistemacher and Sharon Gallant for an exploration of vernal pools in the Vaughan Woods....

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Mayday Celebration: May 3

Pack up a picnic lunch, put on your dancing shoes and come on down to the Homestead between 10 and 2 to dance around the Maypole, listen to live...

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March Newsletter

Spring is here - believe it or not! It's been a long winter of indoor projects, and we are looking forward to a new season of outdoor programs and...

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Garden Stage Series: Picnic Concerts & Movies on the Lawn

Introducing the Vaughan Homestead's 2014 "Garden Stage" series! You are invited to enjoy a sweeping view of the Kennebec as well as the Homestead's...

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Maine Memory Network Volunteer Training A Success

Five volunteers and 4 staff gathered for a training to learn how to create an online exhibit about the Vaughan Homestead through the Maine Memory...

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