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Address: Rte. 172, Ellsworth, ME
Phone Number: 207 667 8671
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The Boston Terrier

My dog needed to run after a long day in the car. We arrived at the Black House about 6:30 and Buster had a wonderful run all around the yard. There are also walking trails... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My dog needed to run after a long day in the car. We arrived at the Black House about 6:30 and Buster had a wonderful run all around the yard. There are also walking trails behind the stable and the local croquet club is on the side lawn. Great solitude and felt safe, even if we were the only ones... More 

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cool house and tour, worth the $10.00 for admission. Nice if looking for something to do on a rainy day.

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Little Egg Harbor, Nj
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Looking for something to do mostly indoors in Ellsworth? A visit to the Black House at Woodlawn is very interesting. The history of the house and the family go back to before the Revolutionary War. There is also a nice little gift shop.

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Bangor, Maine
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Well, it was interesting enough but nothing was 'really wow'. Maybe the teas they hold are more engaging? My mom and I went through and we were both underwhelmed. Pretty enough grounds. Quiet, rustic elegance.

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nwNJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is a gem for adults who appreciate antiques and/or american history. 1840 era house, large for its time, superbly maintained and containing all its original furnishings, built by a lumber merchant and furnished over the years by his descendants who had exquisite, wide ranging taste in rugs, furniture and art and the money to indulge themselves. Docents are... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a wonderfully preserved historic home which gives great insight to this area of New England. The recorded tours are very helpful as you go from room to room and the carriage house is very interesting as well

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Ellsworth, Maine
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The tour of Woodlawn museum is well worth the trip...gorgeous antiques and interesting history. We often walk around the trails and cross country ski in the winter. There are gardens in the summer in back of the house, and antique carriages displayed in the barn out back. Other events hosted there are croquet tournaments, tea parties and antique shows.

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Southwest Harbor, ME
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have always had a soft spot for this place, but then I am very much into history. Don't expect spectacular -- we are New England people after all. It is a visit back in time into someone's home. I find that quite interesting.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The museum is very educational, and it is definitely worth walking the trails on the property. My kids and I had a great time rolling the trail maps and listening to birds and red squirrels along the way. Definitely worth the visit, and we will absolutely be returning. Make sure you bring bug spray for the walk!

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Elmer NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great spot to visit while in the Ellsworth area. You're given a cell phone type audio unit that you play as you go through each room. The information on each room and piece of furniture etc. is so complete you really enjoy the self guided tour. There's also a carriage house with all the coaches inside, an outdoor croquet game... More 

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Additional Information about Woodlawn

Address: Rte. 172, Ellsworth, ME
Phone Number: 207 667 8671
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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