• 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

Special Visitors Have Arrived!

July 13, 2014: Citizen scientists spot monarch caterpillars in the milkweed patches in Heifer Field just beyond the dam in the Vaughan Woods. While...

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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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Summer Newsletter

The untold story of the Vaughan Woods - how William Warren Vaughan restored the brook and created the trails and bridges we know today - learn...

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Book Discussion Group: September 28, 2014

Please join us in a discussion of Andrea Wulf's book "Founding Gardeners." The discussion group will take place one week prior...

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“Founding Gardeners” Talk by Andrea Wulf: October 4, 2014

Founding Gardeners. The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation This beautifully illustrated talk looks at the...

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Citizen Scientist Species Monitoring: Spring – Fall 2014

Homestead volunteers are now contributing to the largest ever compilation of climate research in our country’s history, right here in the Vaughan...

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