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Hancock County Trustees Of Public Reservations

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Historical Societies & Historic Preservation

Mission: Under the governance of the hancock county trustees of public reservations, woodlawn offers the people of hancock county and beyond, opportunities for recreation and education on a preserved historic estate, and provide connections to the region's cultural heritage through programs that arouse curiousity and entertain. And the preservation of historic facilities. Approximately 10,000 people visit the estate each year. Over 2,500 people tour the main house. 2,000 people attend special events including the ellsworth antiques show, afternoon teas, contra dances, dog shows, outdoor shakespeare theatre productions, and croquet tournaments. Visitors also participate in educational programs such as lectures and workshops on topics ranging from the preservation of wooden windows to the care of family heirlooms and from historic crafts to gardening. Providing year round recreational opportunities, including two miles of hiking trails and croquet court, the estates 180 acres are used as a public

Programs: Preservation of historic facilities for the enrichment of the general public.

preservation of historic facilities for the enrichment of the general public.

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