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Upcoming Events:

  • The Nature of Halloween – A Nature Program at Woodlawn
    October 25, 2014

    Dig up a friend and spirit the family away; spend a moonlit night unmasking the tricks and treats of real owls, bats, and spiders.   Discover how...

  • Holiday Tours
    December 01, 2014

    Tour Woodlawn and see splendid decorations while hearing a special audio tour presentation on the history of Christmas at Woodlawn and New England. ...

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Trustees

In 1901 concerned citizens formed the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations, Woodlawn's governing board, in response to extensive lumbering and the increase in private land ownership in Hancock County. They were very successful in preserving thousands of acres on Mount Desert Island, and then donated their holdings to the Federal government 1916 which formed the core of Acadia National Park. In 1929 they accepted Woodlawn from the bequest of George Nixon Black, Jr. and have continued to maintain and govern it for public use ever since.

2014 Officers and Trustees

Terry Carlisle, President ~ Jon Marshall, Vice-President ~ Sandra Blake Leonard, Treasurer ~ Elsa Teel, Secretary ~ Ruth Brenninkmeyer ~ Lisa Heyward ~ Todd Little-Siebold ~ Roger Moss ~ Mark Politte ~ Nancy Putnam ~ Dick Schloss ~ Wilmont M. Schwind, Jr. ~ Missy Shea ~ Walter Smalling

Trustee Emeriti

Karen Dickes ~ Gregg Hannah~ Natalie Knox ~ John Lynch, Past President ~ Jane Shea ~ Stephen C. Shea, President Emeritus ~Teresa Sargent Smith ~ Lowell S. Thomas, Jr., Past President ~ Laurie B. Williams ~ Dale Worthen

 

Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park
P.O. Box 1478  •  Rte. 172  •  Ellsworth, Maine 04605  •  (207) 667-8671