August Garden Tours

The gardens and grounds will be open for self-guided tours throughout August. THURSDAYS: 10:00 a.m. to NoonFRIDAYS: Noon to 2 p.m. Tour booklets will be provided upon arrival. Park at the Homestead at 2 Litchfield Road in Hallowell. ** Indoor tours of the house will not be available throughout the

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Covid-19 Reminders

Thank you for staying diligent!

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Maine Bicentennial Video Lectures Now Available

Visit historichallowell.org to see curator Ron Kley discuss Vaughan Homestead’s connection to the Maine State Seal and historian Earle Shettleworth talk about Hallowell’s bid to be Maine’s capital City!

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Maine Bicentennial State Seal Contest Winner

State Seal Contest Website

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VWHH On Channel 6 News!

Remembering the Designer of the Maine Sate Seal

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Trails Re-opened as of July 15 – On A Trial Basis

In late March, VWHH made the difficult decision to close Vaughan Woods due to crowding at the Hallowell Trailhead and on the Corniche Trail, which had caused both a pedestrian safety issue on Litchfield Road and a public health concern due to COVID-19. This followed the closing of other popular

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news from VWHH! To subscribe to our mailing list, email info@vaughanhomestead.org

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Winter In Vaughan Woods

Trail Conditions: The trails of Vaughan Woods are not groomed or cleared of snow in the winter. Heavy use on the main trail often compacts the snow, making for slippery conditions. We recommend wearing ice grippers or snow shoes.  Skiing: The Corniche Loop Trail is popular for skiing. We do not

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Fall 2019 Newsletter

What’s up at VWHH? Find out in our most recent newsletter!  VWHH Fall 2019 Newsletter – compressed

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Fall Parking Reminder

Fall foliage attracts a higher than normal number of visitors to Vaughan Woods, and that can make parking a challenge. The lot at the Hallowell trailhead on the corner of Litchfield Road and Middle Street only holds 12 cars, and street parking is prohibited. Police will tow and ticket in

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