Skyline Farm

"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.

Read Our Summer Newsletter 

Details are provided about the 12th Annual Summer Celebration & Lobster Bake, plus previews of September events including the 10th Annual HenryFest Music Festival and the inaugural Fun Day 5K Race are revealed. A wrap-up of a visit to Skyline Farm by local second graders and photos and descriptions of four rare museum quality sleighs that have been donated to Skyline's collection round out the focal points of this issue. (Note: All newsletters are available to download from the "Newsletters" page under "About Skyline").

Upcoming Events

  • Sept. 6, Saturday, 8 am, Skyline Farm Fun Day 5K Trail Run As part of North Yarmouth’s Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 6, Skyline Farm will hold its First Annual 5K Trail Run. The race course will mostly incorporate Skyline’s trail system, so participants, friends, and families can become familiar with this valuable community resource. All proceeds from the race benefit Skyline Farm, a nonprofit organization. Skyline is pleased to announce it has hired Jim McCorkle of North Yarmouth and 5K Sports Race Management for professional registration and timing of the race. See race details and registration form at Pre-registration is $15. Online registration closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014.Race Day Registration is ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2014, 8:07 PM by Pam Ames
  • May 18, Sundays, 1-4 pm, through Aug. 17, Carriage Museum Exhibit “Special Deliveries” Free admission; donations are welcome. This summer's exhibit highlights the various types of horse-drawn vehicles used to deliver the the mail and news. The Postal Service printed postage stamps depicting many of these vehicles to celebrate them.Rural Free Delivery (R.F.D.) was established to give farmers the same free mail system city dwellers had. The exhibit displays several types of these vehicles including the most common box style vehicle depicted on postage stamps.Pony Express, another form of mail delivery, was a private delivery service from St. Joseph, MO, to Sacramento, CA, that provided a faster and cheaper mail service to and from the Pacific Coast. A Pony Express scene has been created for this Special ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2014, 4:31 AM by John Sowles
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