Articles by Sheri Leahan

 
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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 …

Valentine’s Dinner and Historical Program at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Jan. 17, 2014, at 8:01 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: Sheri Leahan; 207-897-4366; norlands.org The Norlands presents a Valentine’s Day dinner and historical program titled “Keepers of the Hearth: The Love, Courtship, and Marriages of the Washburn Women.” …

“Elihu Washburne’s Diary” Talk and Book Signing by Michael Hill

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 27, 2013, at 5:23 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 2:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: Sheri Leahan; 207-897-4366; norlands.org Author Michael Hill will speak on his new book “Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and …

Fall Festival at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Sept. 27, 2013, at 5:19 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: FALL FESTIVAL | October 12| 10 am to 4 pm Enjoy a day of “old-fashioned” activities for all ages. General admission includes crafts, wagon rides, nature walks, “Caroline’s Closet” dress up, penmanship contest in the one-room schoolhouse, cooking and apple …

Rally for Norlands: Civil War Reenactment

By Sheri Leahan on May 18, 2013, at 10:54 a.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME For more information: Sheri Leahan; 207-897-4366; norlands.org Experience living history demonstrations, exhibits, and engaging activities remembering the activities of the Civil War in the Spring of 1863 at Maine’s oldest living …
Norlands' volunteers, Anne Feith, Mary Castonguay, and Shelley Cox, bake cookies in the farmer's cottage.

Cabin Fever Reliever: Living History Day at Norlands

By Sheri Leahan on Feb. 03, 2013, at 9:28 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, Livermore, Maine For more information: 207-897-4366 Cabin Fever Reliever! The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center in Livermore is open on Saturday, February 23rd from 11 am to 4 pm. Stop by for some old-time …
 
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