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Afternoon High Teas Return to Woodlawn starting July 10

Ellsworth –  Woodlawn invites you to experience the elegance and tradition of an afternoon high tea this summer. Summer dates are July 10,17, 24 & 31 and August 7, 21 & 28. Teas start at 3:00 pm and are held rain or shine. On rainy days, tea is served in Woodlawn’s Sleigh Barn. September dates are also scheduled.

“We are proud to carry on the tea tradition started by longtime Woodlawn caretaker Mrs. Eliason and look forward to visiting with both returning and new guests.” said Joshua Torrance, Executive Director. Catered by Ellsworth’s Flexit Café and Bakery, this summer’s menu includes an assortment of finger sandwiches and sweets that are served with Woodlawn’s special tea blends. The full menu is available on Woodlawn’s website.

The cost is $22 for Woodlawn members and $25 for non-members and includes a self-guided audio tour of the Black House. As space is limited, pre-registration is required through the calendar at

Woodlawn is an educational, cultural, and recreational treasure for the people of Downeast Maine. The main house is open for tours May 1 – October 31 and December 1-23. The public park is open year round, sunrise to sunset. 19 Black House Drive (off of the Surry Road-Rt. 172), Ellsworth, ME. For more information visit

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