Season’s Greetings

Dear Friends,  I remember the early years of my four and a half decades living in Hallowell. During those times I looked longingly down at

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House Diary Blog

At Vaughan Homestead, history and memories are still being made. The story continues. The House Diary Blog continues the Vaughan family tradition of keeping a

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June-July 2023

A LOT of people came around! And soooo much rain! We had the Hall-Dale third graders here for a “Historians Love Maps” program – in

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May 2023

What a delight to welcome the community back for our annual Maypole Dance. Due to the pandemic, we haven’t had it in three years! The

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January 2023

Over the past few months, we’ve finally been able to move all of the furnishings and boxes back into the music room. The contents of

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Christmas Eve 2022

The news called it the “Grinch Storm” – heavy wind and rain hit on Christmas Eve. The chimney in Mary’s room leaked and filled a

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Saturday, July 22, 2023: Garden Tour Weathervane Fundraiser

VWHH is happy to support this local group who is fundraising for display materials for Hallowell’s historic weathervane. Our c. 1890 colonial revival flower garden

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July 21-23rd, 2023: Gaslight Theater Performances

We are thrilled to be hosting Hallowell’s own Gaslight Theater for their summer performance in our Garden Pavilion! The “Brothers Grimm” will run the following

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JULY-AUGUST 2023: Thursday Tours

Take a guided tour of the 1794 Vaughan Homestead and wander the c.1890 colonial revival flower gardens. Reservations are strongly recommended. When: 10:00 a.m. Thursdays

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Documenting Histories of Enslavement Connected to the Vaughan Family

Painting by Florence Daly, Old Hallowell Day Poster (1998) depicting Hallowell’s waterfront on the Kennebec River in the late 18th/early 19th century. Ships from Hallowell

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