Support VWHH This Year

Dear Friends and Neighbors,    Here at the Homestead, the storm windows are secure, the wood box is full, and the tea kettle is on! As we hunker down for the winter and reflect upon the past year, I must thank you for your participation and enthusiasm throughout 2018.  Guests

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Fall/Winter Newsletter 2018

Read the full VWHH Fall 2018 Newsletter here

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Sunday, October 14: BECOME A YOUNG LUTHIER! CIGAR BOX GUITAR MAKING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

 10 a.m. – Noon | Ages 8-13 |$20 | Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead teams up with the City of Hallowell’s Luthier’s Festival! Become a young Luthier! Kids ages 8-13 can come to the Homestead to join expert guitar maker Joel Amsden from Kennebec Instrument and Amplifier in making a

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Saturday, October 13, 2018: FALL CELEBRATION & MARKET

COMMUNITY EVENT: 5th Annual Fall Celebration  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | No reservations required | Free | Please join us for our fifth annual Fall Celebration! Pack up a picnic lunch, put on your favorite fall sweater and come on up to the Homestead. Enjoy the campfire, play lawn

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Saturday, September 8: Movie on the Lawn

Gates Open at 7:15 Movie Starts at 7:30 | Free   Attention area friends & neighbors, please join us for our fifth annual Family Movie on the Lawn. This year we will be showing the 2013 “Epic” (rated PG: see the trailer here: Epic) Be sure to bring your blankets, flashlights,

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Tuesday Tours: Summer 2018

2018 Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28 Fee: $10/person Group Size: maximum of 10.  Reservations Required: Call (207) 622-9831 or email reservations@vaughanhomestead.org  Information: The house tour will take approximately 1-1.5 hours. Following the tour, visitors may take a self-guided tour around the grounds and

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Grant Honors Long-Ago Victory

When a stray bit of ash from the factories along the brook below the Homestead blew onto William Warren Vaughan’s porch and landed in his teacup in the late 1800s, he became determined to buy back the family lands adjacent to the house that had become industrialized — so goes

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Community Maypole Dance: May 5, 2018

Calling all Capitol Area friends who are ready for spring! Pack up a picnic lunch, put on your favorite spring duds, collect your friends and neighbors and come on down to Vaughan Homestead between 10:30 and 12:30 on Saturday, May 5 for a good ol’fashioned community Maypole Dance! Make a

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Tuesday Tours: Summer 2018

2018 Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28 Fee: $10/person Group Size: maximum of 10.  Reservations Required: Call (207) 622-9831 or email reservations@vaughanhomestead.org  Information: The house tour will take approximately 1-1.5 hours. Following the tour, visitors may take a self-guided tour around the grounds and

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To receive our semi-annual newsletter by mail and program updates by email, please send your  Name Address Email to info@vaughanhomestead.org 

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