© 2020 NEWS CENTER Maine. He came to America and to Hallowell in 1797, Where his father had already built the large white house on a huge tract of land, known today as the Vaughan Homestead. The history of that image, however, is a bit surprising. The history of that image, however, is a bit surprising. (from The Magazine of History, March, 1916) Sheppard, John Hannibal. He would eventually create a forest park with stone arch bridges and carriage and walking trails. Benjamin Noel Young Vaughan (25 December 1917 – 5 August 2003) was an eminent Anglican priest.. Benjamin did not remain in the business for long, instead turning to politics in the 1780s. In 1794 we moved to France and then to Switzerland, but he had become so interested in republican principles that he determined to live in the United States. “Vaughan woods is a very popular place much beloved in the community and now that it's better known because we are a nonprofit and share the woods we see over 40,000 visitors annually,” says Kate Tremblay, executive director of the nonprofit. 1745-1818. The Pine Tree, a very valuable timber crop. . His mother was Sarah Hallowell, daughter of Benjamin Hallowell, a Boston merchant. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about Benjamin Vaughan on MyHeritage, the world's family history network.  Vaughan was affectionately referred to by his clergy as Beniamin Fychan (Welsh 'bychan' meaning small, in its mutated form 'fychan' from which the name Vaughan derives) in allusion to the Welsh of Psalm 68,v.27. 1982. It's all about family. 1887-1889. He was the oldest son of Samuel Vaughan, of London, a West India merchant and planter. He was born on Christmas Day 1917,
“Benjamin was a Brit who really felt a lot of sympathy for the American colonies,” says Ron Kley a historian and current archivist for the Vaughan Homestead in Hallowell. New York: Arno Press. Your email address will not be published. “Benjamin was a Brit who really felt a lot of sympathy for the American colonies,” says Ron Kley a historian and current archivist for the Vaughan Homestead in Hallowell. Through his family and scientific pursuits, he became lifelong friends with Benjamin Franklin, a fellow Unitarian. Birth • 0 Sources. Hallowell. . This week York Region District School Board trustees unanimously voted to rename Vaughan Secondary School, after a months long campaign from community members who pushed for the change amidst awareness around the historical legacy of the 18th-century slave owner. Communications between Franklin, Jay and Adams in Paris, and Shelburne in England, passed through Vaughan for over seven months. It was the idea of an Englishman, named Benjamin Vaughan. He has released music under many names, of which most well known is his solo project, Prometheus, and his collaboration with Twisted Records label colleague, Simon Posford, under the moniker Younger Brother. In 2002 the Vaughan family gave the land and the house to a nonprofit to be preserved and used for local people. . "Those seeking cold, hard statistics on Maine communities won't be disappointed." In 1971 he returned to Britain, and became dean of Bangor and assistant bishop in the Bangor diocese, giving assistance to the Archbishop of Wales, Gwilym Williams.. It is now known as the Vaughan Homestead and Vaughan Woods. Appleton’s Cyclopædia of America Biography. It's a bit surprising.