Buxton Notes


Jane and Maynard Charron will host a tour of this historic home on Salmon Falls Road, Hollis, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on  Saturday, July 14. The house and garden tour sponsored by Buxton-Hollis Historical Society also includes the gardens of Belinda Pease at the nearby Isaac Merrill House.

House and garden tour

A Buxton-Hollis Historical Society house and garden tour is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, on Salmon Falls Road, Hollis.

The brick house in the Salmon Falls West Historic District was built by Moses and Louisa Elden Dunn. The interior will be open and hosts are Jane and Maynard Charron.

Tour participants can then walk a short distance up Salmon Falls Road to the lovely gardens of Belinda Pease at the Isaac Merrill House.

One of only two National Register Historic Districts in the Buxton-Hollis area, Salmon Falls West has a scenic Saco River location.

To begin the tour, register in the barn at 9 Salmon Falls Road, Hollis,
Suggested donations are $12, and seniors $10. All donations support the historical society’s library and history center at 100 Main St., Bar Mills, Buxton.   Information about the historical society’s hours, programs, collections and exhibits can be found at www.buxtonhollishistorical.org.

Calling classic cars

Organizers have announced the annual Cars and Coffee Show at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Brewster Mansion grounds, Tory Hill, intersection of routes 202 and 112, Buxton.

Spaces for the car show are free with complimentary coffee for participants.

The car show is part of the Dorcas Fest that includes a fair at Tory Hill Meetinghouse; the Mallet Brothers Band at 6 p.m. at the mansion; and fireworks at dusk, sponsored by the Narragansett No. 1 Foundation.

Those interested in displaying vehicles in the car show may call 929-6495.