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Living History Tours at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on July 24, 2016, at 10:46 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, July 30, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, Aug. …
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Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on June 06, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366 Step back into the 19th-century for a day of heritage and fun at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Maine’s oldest living history farm and museum – an …
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Spring Fling Living History Day at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on April 06, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Journey into the past at Maine’s oldest living history farm and museum! Tour the buildings and interact with historical characters, someone you might have actually met …
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Washburn-Norlands Living History Center to host Cabin Few Reliever day

By Sheri Leahan on Feb. 10, 2016, at 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History center, 290 Norlands Rd, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org LIVERMORE — Looking for a fun activity to end school vacation week? Work and play at the Norlands. The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center is open 11 …
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Keeping Christmas: A 19th-Century Winter Celebration at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Nov. 24, 2015, at 3:25 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermore, Maine, will open on Saturday, December 12th, for a family-friendly interactive Christmas celebration. From 11am-4pm, experience Christmas in the …
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Saturday Night on the Farm: Bean Supper, Games, Storytelling

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 11, 2015, at 6:56 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE FARM: Bean Supper, Games, Storytelling Saturday, October 3, 2015 | 5:00pm – 7:30pm $7 per person; $3.50 ages 12 and under An …
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Living History Tours at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on June 26, 2015, at 9:29 a.m.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, July 4, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, July 9, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, July 11, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, July 16, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, July …
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5th Rally for Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on May 01, 2015, at 4:32 p.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2015 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Sunday, June 14, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org/ Don’t miss one of the largest Civil War Reenactments in Maine featuring a wide variety of living history …
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Oxen Fred and Jake outside our Sap House

Norlands’ PANCAKE BREAKFAST & MAPLE SUGARING

By Sheri Leahan on March 11, 2015, at 11:13 a.m.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org/start.html Come experience a late winter ritual done the old-fashioned way. In celebration of Maine Maple Sunday, the Norlands will serve up fresh, hot pancakes and sausage …
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Cabin Fever Reliever Living History Day at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Feb. 09, 2015, at 5:38 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Cabin Fever Reliever! The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermore is open on Saturday, February 21st from 11 am to 4 pm. Stop by for some …
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A 19th-Century Christmas at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Nov. 20, 2014, at 10:46 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Get in the holiday spirit and ready yourself for winter by harkening back to the days of old. Stop by the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in …
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Veterans Day Dinner and Civil War Program at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Oct. 10, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org The Norlands presents a special program on Saturday, November 8th, highlighting the Washburn Women in the Civil War Era and honoring Livermore Civil War Veterans. A …
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Fall Festival at Norlands Living History Center

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 26, 2014, at 7:26 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Step back in time and enjoy “old-fashioned” activities that make a memorable day for all ages at Maine’s oldest living history farm and museum. Special presentations …
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Ironclads: Naval Ballads of the Iron Warships of the Civil War

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 24, 2014, at 9:35 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org A concert by Dr. Stephen N. Sanfilippo, “America’s Easternmost Chanteyman” as he presents “Ironclads: Naval Ballads of Iron Warships of the Civil War.” Enjoy several songs …
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5th Annual Pie & Arts at Norlands Living History Center

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 03, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Step into the past with mansion tours, a Victorian fashion show, concert, and pie sale. Enjoy a slice of homemade pie while listening to music on …
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Step Back in Time at Norlands: Summer Tours End on August 30th

By Sheri Leahan on Aug. 19, 2014, at 4:53 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Summer Living History Tours: Don’t Miss Your Chance to Step Back in Time Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 11am-4pm until the end of August. Enjoy …
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Historic Window Preservation Workshop

By Sheri Leahan on July 14, 2014, at 1:21 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Using the historic windows and space in the 1867 Washburn Family Mansion, this workshop will cover traditional window maintenance and offer guidance on simple techniques to …
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Strawberry Festival, Craft Fair and Living History Day at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on June 11, 2014, at 9:28 p.m.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366; norlands.org Features a craft and artisans fair, hayrides, blacksmithing demonstrations, mansion tours, storytelling, one-room schoolhouse, old-time games, music and homemade strawberry shortcake ($4). Special living history presentations …

Pancake Breakfast and Old Time Maple Sugaring

By Sheri Leahan on Feb. 18, 2014, at 5:56 p.m.
Sunday, March 23, 2014 9:52 a.m. to 9:52 a.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: Sheri Leahan; 207-897-4366; norlands.org Come experience a late winter ritual done the old-fashioned way at a 19th-century living history farm. In celebration of Maine Maple Sunday, the Norlands …

Cabin Fever Reliever Living History Day at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Jan. 17, 2014, at 8:05 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 10:02 a.m. to 10:02 a.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: Sheri Leahan; 207-897-4366; norlands.org In case of bad weather, this event will be canceled. Please call ahead or check the Norlands’ Facebook Page for updates by 9 am …