Skyline Farm
A UNIQUE PLACE WHERE HISTORY AND NATURE ARE JOINED FOR LEARNING AND RECREATION.

"Skyline Farm is a fabulous example of how historic preservation, land preservation, and adaptive reuse can come together to create a wonderful community resource." - Hillary Bassett; Executive Director of Greater Portland Landmarks

Carriage Collection

Skyline Farm is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to transform Skyline Farm into a community resource as a living carriage museum with an antique carriage & sleigh collection, while also preserving the farm's open space and historic buildings for recreational and educational use. Skyline Farm is a community-based organization providing educational and recreational programs based on the role of horse-drawn transportation in the cultural, social and economic development of New England.

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 Details are provided about the 7th Annual Plow Day, offering plowing demonstrations the old-fashioned way, horse-drawn wagon shuttle rides, children's pony rides, 4-H dairy goats, and farm-related demos. The museum opens that day showcasing horse-drawn vehicles routinely seen parked alongside Maine's main streets during the summer season. 

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Upcoming Events

  • May 16 Seventh Annual Plow Day (May 17 rain date), 10 am-2 pm Teams of draft horses owned by J.L. Gray Draft Horses, Monmouth, and Sonny Richards, Windham, along with a pair of hard-working mini’s owned by Ben Lapointe, Greene, will plow Skyline Farm’s paddocks to improve the quality of the soil for future use. Skyline Farm and these draft horse teams are sponsoring this free public demonstration that brings to life the word ‘horsepower’. The teams will begin plowing at 10 a.m., break for lunch, and finish sometime in the early afternoon. Horse-drawn wagon rides by Heather Phinney of Stillbrook Acres, Gray, will shuttle the public from the front entrance of the Skyline Farm Carriage Museum around to the paddocks, which will serve as demonstration areas ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2015, 10:12 AM by Pam Ames
  • May 17 Carriage Museum Exhibit “Maine Street” and Continuing Exhibits: "Artist: Scott Leighton (1847-1898)" and Rudyard Kipling's Wicker Basket Sleigh Sundays, 1-4 pm, through June 21 or by appointment (and their debut on Plow Day) Skyline’s new spring and fall carriage museum exhibit will showcase horse-drawn vehicles that were customarily seen parked alongside Maine's main streets during the summer season. You will see various types of family and business vehicles routinely seen in coastal, resort, rural, and urban settings. Note that “Artist: Scott Leighton (1847-1898)” and author Rudyard Kipling's wicker sleigh exhibit will continue to be displayed. Special Exhibit- Artist: Scott Leighton (1847-1898) Cumberland Historical Society and Skyline Farm Carriage Museum have teamed up to create a special exhibit honoring local equine artist Scott Leighton (1847-1898). This exhibit showcases vehicles depicted in ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2015, 10:16 AM by Pam Ames
  • July 11 13th Annual Lobster Bake & Silent Auction, 5-8 pm For the past twelve years, Skyline patrons have enjoyed socializing at this important fund-raiser, bidding on a variety of fascinating Silent Auction items and dining out in the field where the authentic Maine Lobster Bake is held (or steak is being grilled). Skyline trustees and supporters outdo themselves baking delicious gourmet desserts that cap the evening on just the right note! Please place dinner reservations by July 3rd with Pamela Ames, (207) 829-5708 or info@skylinefarm.org.
    Posted May 8, 2015, 10:35 AM by Pam Ames
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