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

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Spotlight

Scalping Up Symposium on October 7
Join us for a day of learning featuring regional, national, and international thought leaders in the conservation of large lived-in landscapes such as the Essex National Heritage Area. Learn more.

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150+ Free Events for History Buffs, Art & Culture Lovers, Outdoor Enthusiasts, and More!

20 Grants Awarded to Local Organizations

Events

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!