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September 2016
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park
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The Woodlawn News 

September is the month that many of us in Maine love the best.  The days are warm, the evenings cool.  The night sky is amazing.

This month, read about Woodlawn's governing body, the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations and two special events held in recent weeks, as well as two upcoming appraisal events with Skinner, Inc. Auctioneers & Appraisers.

We hope you enjoy this issue of The Woodlawn News and invite you to share it with family and friends. It is published for the community and can be accessed by clicking below.
Hancock County Trustees of Public Reserv ations Celebrate Significant Ties to Acadia National Park  
 
Pictured: ANP Superintendent, Kevin Schneider accepts framed deed from Trustees President,
Terry L. Carlisle
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In conjunction with the Centennial Celebration for Acadia National Park, on August 22 the Hancock  County Trustees of Public Reservations (Trustees) celebrated a recent land transfer they made to the United States of America for inclusion in Acadia National Park (ANP). Read more.




Pictured: State Senator Brian Langley, Trustees President, Terry Carlisle, ANP Superintendent, Kevn Schneider, State Representative Brian Hubbell 
 

On September 6th,
the Trustees celebrated the significant role they played in the  formation and establishment of Acadia National Park with the dedication of a historical monument at the Blue Hill Overlook on Cadillac Mountain.  Read more.

Enjoy our video of the installation and dedication of this historic monument.  
Antiques Appraisal Events coming to Woodlawn  

Woodlawn is pleased to announce two exciting appraisal events with Skinner, Inc. Auctioneers & Appraisers of Boston, Massachusetts.

"What's it Worth?" - Friday, Sept. 30, 4:30 - 7:30pm
Appraisal Day at Woodlawn - Saturday, Oct. 1, 9am - 2 pm

"What's it Worth?" on Friday, Sept. 30 is an entertaining and educational program with Skinner appraisers who will discuss and appraise items brought by the guests. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. For details and to purchase tickets, click here.

Appraisal Day at Woodlawn, on Saturday Oct. 1 is open to the public.  Participants may bring up to 3 items for a professional appraisal. For details, click here.

Read the bios on the Skinner appraisers, Kerry Shrives and Jane Prentiss .
Hundreds of area students come to Woodlawn for school programs in the fall.
It's September, Welcome Back Woodlawn School Programs

The Woodlawn School Program is shaping up for a very busy fall season with several hundred students coming this month, and nearly 300 students in the first week of October.  

Our school programs are funded with proceeds from the
Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn. These funds allow students to participate, free of charge.  To enjoy highlights from the 2016 Antiques Show, click here.

If you are interested in having your school participate, call our director of education, Anne Russenberger-Keefe at 667-8671 or email, educator@woodlawnmuseum.org  
Staff and volunteers at our 2016 Spring Clean Up Day.
Meet New People and Have Fun - Volunteer at Woodlawn

Now that your busy summer days have passed, we invite you to spend some time with us at Woodlawn as a volunteer.  We have a number of fall and winter projects coming up that we can use your help on. To learn more and sign up, call Anne Russenberger-Keefe at 667-8671 or email, events@woodlawnmuseum.org  
Sign-up for Upcoming Programs Today 
 
Visit our calendar page at woodlawnmuseum.org and read about all the exciting programs scheduled in coming weeks. Here is a sneak peak .....

Tues. 9/20 - 10/18, 5 - 6 PM
Learn the fall stars and constellations with naturalist, Lynn Havsall.

What's it Worth? with Skinner, Inc. Auctioneers & Appraisers
Fri. 9/30, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
An entertaining and educational evening for those interested in the history and the value of antiques.

Sat. 10/1, 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Open to the public on a first come, first serve basis. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Participants will meet individually with one of the Skinner appraisers and receive information and a verbal appraisal of their item(s).


Complete details for all our programs are on our website where you can easily register and pay online.
From the Woodlawn Collection   
 
What is it? is a learning experience that students really enjoy when they visit Woodlawn.  Here is your chance to identify a few objects in our collection.  If you can guess all three correctly, your efforts will be rewarded with a Christmas at Woodlawn house tour ticket that can be used any time between December 1 - 23, 2016. To submit your entry, click here.  Good luck! 
 
       

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