Welcome to the Essex National Heritage Area - 500 square miles of historic, cultural, and natural sites... unique and irreplaceable treasures that tell our history.

Join us on a journey through magnificence!


Rally Call!
Essex Heritage is about being proud of where we live. Support our efforts to save the unique character of the Essex National Heritage Area and help us achieve our year-end goal so that we may continue to directly reinvest in all 34 Essex County communities. Join or Donate to the Nowhere Else Campaign today.


No matter what your interest or passion, you can find something to learn, explore, and enjoy!

Project funded through a grant from Colonel Timothy Pickering Chapter DAR and successful Kickstarter


A festive 5k run through downtown and coastal Beverly