Amphibians Awake!

Despite the late spring, two salamanders and a leopard frog were spotted on our April 19 Vernal Pools Walk with local naturalists Sue Kistenmacher and Sharon Gallant. Twenty-three people came out to explore with us! Stay tuned for our next guided nature walk in June.

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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 Network. This grant-funded project will enable us to enter photos and texts from our collections into Maine Memory Network’s digital database, making them accessible to the general

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Look Out Below!

February 15 marked the 3rd annual Homestead Sledding Contest. This year it was registered as an event with the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, a project of the Maine Outdoor Coalition to promote outdoor activity. The weather could not have been more perfect for a day of winter fun. The Woods

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Guided Nature Walk Series Begins

Seven adventurers braved frigid winter temps on the morning of February 8 to join naturalists Sue Kistenmacher and Jason Chandler in the Vaughan Woods for a guided winter walk. Snow conditions made it an excellent day for tracking which quickly became the focus of the morning. We are looking forward

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Waking Up The Music Room: A Holiday Concert Success

Saturday, December 14, 2013: Twenty-Five people settled in by the fire in the Homestead Music Room beneath swags of greenery, garland and winterberries to enjoy a Holiday concert by local recorder group “Good Company.” Jane Radcliffe, Homestead Curator and recorder player, opened the performance with an introduction to the Music

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