Interim executive director appointed at Woodlawn

Phyllis Young

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations have announced the appointment of Phyllis Young as interim executive director at Woodlawn Museum.

Young assumed her new duties on Jan. 14.

Young was previously the marketing and development coordinator for four years at Woodlawn and has remained an active volunteer since 2018. She is also the board president for Heart of Ellsworth.

In 1901, the Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations formed to acquire lands for free public use.

The Trustees have owned and made the Woodlawn estate, home of the famous Black House, available for public use and enjoyment since 1929.

Woodlawn’s main house is open for tours from May 1-Oct. 31  and from Dec. 1-23. The public park is open year-round, sunrise to sunset.

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