March 2022

1st: Prepped our ice field on Cascade Pond for school program where students learn about ice harvesting . A beautiful day, but the ice was

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February 2022

15th: Sign of spring despite frigid temps – pileated woodpecker making a nesting cavity! Read More House Diary Blog Posts

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January 2022

8th: Fresh snow! 19th: A cold and icy start to the new year, but lots of progress on projects in the house. Laundry room cleaned

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Fall Newsletter

Fall 2021 newsletter is now available! VWHH’s newsletter comes out twice per year. Get a peek into the archives, view our annual report, find out

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December 2021

1st: Trench for waterline out to the shop being dug in the freezing rain! First icy driveway of the season. Music room being prepped for

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November 2021

1st: Heavy rains over Halloween weekend – Brook Trail was flooded and a LOT of water was coming over the dam. Sink hole on straight

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October 2021

26th: The property crew worked all afternoon to place contractor bags stuffed with insulation through the fireplaces and up into the chimneys to prevent heat

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Listen to the cider mill . . .

The distinctive cadence of the timeworn motor on VWHH’s cider mill sounds like fall to us!  The late 19th/early 20th century Ames Plow Company double

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Video Lectures

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

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Maine Bicentennial State Seal Contest Winner

In partnership with the Harlow Gallery and in honor of Maine’s Bicentennial in 2020, Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead invited Maine artists to submit proposals

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