Ellsworth Antiques Show Returns to Woodlawn, August 16-18

The Longest Running Summer Antiques Show in the Nation Ellsworth, Maine:  Live music, wine, beer tastings, lectures and an exciting lineup of dealers are a few of the offerings coming to the 2018 Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn. The Show, being held August 16 to 18 on the museum grounds, is sponsored by Boston Private […]


The Black House at Woodlawn Open for Tours

The Black House at Woodlawn opened for its 89th season on Tuesday, May 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.  The Black House is a Federal style home built between 1824-1827 by John Black, a successful Ellsworth businessman who made his fortune in the timber and lumbering trades. Tours of the Black House are given through […]


Woodlawn is Grand Marshal for Downtown Ellsworth Christmas Parade

Woodlawn is delighted to be named Grand Marshal of this year’s Downtown Ellsworth Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2. The parade steps out at 11 a.m. from the Maine Community Foundation parking lot on upper Main Street. The 2017 parade marks the 37th year of this much-loved community event.  The streets along the parade route will […]


Another Great Year for Woodlawn School Programs and Teachers Institute

Woodlawn is celebrating another successful year of serving area students in its popular Woodlawn School Program. According to Woodlawn’s executive director, Joshua Torrance, “We are thrilled to report that nearly1,000 students have participated in the Woodlawn School Program since January, and we have an additional 300 children scheduled for programs in December.”   The program has […]


Thank you letter to the community

On behalf of the Woodlawn Trustees and staff, I want to thank the hundreds of people who helped make the 2017 Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn a huge success. Our thanks go to our presenting sponsors, Skinner, Inc and Boston Private Wealth, and to the many area business sponsors who supported our efforts with generous […]

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Woodlawn Meets Fundraising Milestone

The Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations (Trustees) are pleased to announce that its Campaign for Woodlawn has achieved its first $2 million fundraising match towards its $4 million matching grant from a private foundation. The Campaign for Woodlawn is the fundraising effort to fund an $8.2 million project that will establish a multi-purpose facility on […]