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The Village Green and the surrounding buildings provide the museum with the contextual elements of history. Whether it is a lecture series in the 1847 Town Hall or one of many events that take place on the green, the village is the heart of the museum and its activities.

Comprised of many historically significant structures that house artifacts and displays of rural Maine from 1850 through the mid 1900's, the village can transport the visitor to a time well before the digital age. The village has 13 buildings from Maine railroads including two stations, several car houses and a very unique octagonal crossing shanty once located in Portland, Maine.

Whether it is a field of antique automobiles, antique tractors, a vibrant craft fair or the Day Out With Thomas™, the village green and its ambiance is unmatched for it uniqueness and historical beauty.

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