In This Issue
Essex Heritage & Featured Partner Events
Sunday, January 1
10 AM - 12 PM

Saturday, January 14
2 - 5 PM

January 18,  6 PM

Save the Date
April 5, 2017

Heritage Happenings
Friday, December 30
3 - 7 PM

Thursday, January 12
2 - 4 PM

Wednesday, December 28
1 - 2 PM
Meet Me at the Museum: Toys of the Past

Friday, January 13
7 - 9 PM

December 20 - 23
10 AM - 4 PM

Saturday, January 14
3 - 6 PM

Saturday, January 28

Saturday, February 18


Sunday, January 15
8 - 10 AM

Thru December 31

Thursday, January 19
6 - 9 PM

December 27 - 30

Sunday, January 15, 3 PM

Saturday, December 31
10 AM - 1 PM

ALL of  America's 
State Parks
Sunday, January 1
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2015 People's Choice Winner: John Hale's Farm, Beverly by Jonathan Salt

You be the judge!  Check out some of the amazing photos submitted to the 2016 Photo Contest and vote for your favorite to win the "People's Choice Award". Polls are open until Friday, December 23.
Rum They Told Me, pah rum pum pum pum!

We are VERY excited about the release of Friendship's Bounty Spiced Rum, made by our friends at Deacon Giles Distillery in Salem ! Richly flavored, smooth and warming, ready for any holiday themed cocktail, AND $1 of every bottle will be donated to Essex Heritage Available at the distillery and at a location near you: Find some rum!
Last Call: Nominate a TRAILBLAZER!
Save the Date: Essex Heritage's 20th Anniversary Gala on April 5!

We're 20! Join us in celebrating all of the incredible partners and friends that we've spent the last two decades working with: 
Nominate a TRAILBLAZER today!  Trailblazers will be celebrated at TOAST the TRAILBLAZERS, Essex Heritage's 20th Anniversary Gala, on April 5, 2017 at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.
Partnership Grant Spotlight
Our friends at Salem Sound Coastwatch   help students make connections to Salem Sound through programs like School to Sea and activities like tide pooling, marsh exploration, and boat trips on the  Endeavor . We're thrilled to share that an Essex Heritage Partnership Grant was used to purchase binoculars and life jackets specially designed for children -- allowing Salem Sound Coastwatch to continue their great work!
Heritage Education Update

We recently stumbled upon an amazing example of the historic documents that can be found in our region that reveal important insights about our nation's past. Just look at what was found at the Haverhill Historical Society!