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Upcoming Events:

  • 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. ...

  • Holiday Open House
    December 01, 2014

    Woodlawn's annual holiday open house is an opportunity to see beautifully decorated rooms, to mingle with friends, and enjoy superb hors d'oeuvres by...

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History

Colonel John Black built Woodlawn, a 180-acre estate, between 1824-1827.  George Nixon Black, Jr. was the last of three generations of the family to occupy Woodlawn.  He willed the estate to the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations in 1928.  They have maintained it for public use since 1929.

 

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