Rural Socrates Speaker Series Payment

$20/Person To pay online please make a payment via our Support page  To pay by check please mail checks to: 2 Litchfield Rd., Hallowell, ME 04347 Attn:

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Bridges Named “Endangered Historic Site”

VAUGHAN WOODS’ BRIDGES – ONE OF MAINE’S MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC SITES Among the 10 sites chosen in 2015 for Maine Preservation’s “Most Endangered Historic Sites”

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Archives Reveal Wartime Stories

HOMESTEAD ARCHIVES REVEAL WARTIME STORIES OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT, SERVED & WAITED AT HOME Read the full story in this Kennebec Journal article.

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November/December Newsletter

Read the November/December Newsletter or take a look at Back issues.

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Bridge Closing

Uncle Sam’s Bridge was built in 1900 by 13-year Samuel Vaughan and his father William Warren Vaughan. Having withstood countless floods and thousand of visitors

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Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Over 30 people braved the cold temperatures and impending blizzard on Valentine’s Day to play outside with us!  There was a snow shoeing adventure with

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Stewardship

Public access to the historic trails within Vaughan Woods nature preserve is made possible by the stewardship efforts of community volunteers, local students, Scout groups,

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Education

School visits, interpretive walks, lectures, and workshops occur throughout the year in the Vaughan Woods and at the Homestead.

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Community

Annual community events like the Spring Maypole Dance, Fall Harvest Celebration, Winter Sledding Contest and Summer Old Hallowell Day Festivities welcome the public to become

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Hall-Dale Sixth Grade Visits For The 27th Year!

In 1987 Diana Vaughan Gibson invited Hallowell school children to the Homestead, her private residence, to learn about local history. The visit began a tradition

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