Woodlawn Museum in Ellsworth, ME.

Woodlawn Museum in Ellsworth, ME, is a transitional Federal to Greek Revival style house was built by masons from Boston with bricks shipped from Philadelphia. Construction took three years between 1824 and 1827.

A museum since 1929, the house includes furnishings and art from three generations of the Black family, which made its fortune in Maine lumber and Boston real estate. Visit their website at: woodlawnmuseum.com.

Visiting historic house museums is a wonderful way to get inspiration for your home restoration projects. Restoration methods and materials used by museums are included among the approaches presented in “Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners.”

The 720-page award-winning and best-selling hardcover book is now available in bookstores nationwide and from online retailers.

Signed and personalized copies are only available in our shop, https://yourhistorichouse.com/shop/.

Bookstores can order copies from W.W. Norton.

Want to learn more about historic architectural styles? Virginia McAlester’s “A Field Guide to American Houses is the classic volume and is available in our shop!

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