Essex Heritage Expands Visitor Center Services

Ryan and Kathryn smile behind new Information Desk
Ryan and Kathryn prepare to welcome visitors to the new Information Desk

September 16 Grand Opening Celebrates New Regional Information Desk

August 21, 2014 (Salem, MA) – Essex Heritage is now a bigger part of the National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, MA. The new partnership will provide visitors with information about attractions, destinations, restaurants, resources and more in Salem and throughout Essex County.

“The Visitor Center in Salem sees over 375,000 visitors a year and is one of the most visited in the region,” says Annie Harris, Essex Heritage CEO. “The new Visitor Information Desk for the entire Essex National Heritage Area will create new pathways for these visitors to connect with the incredible resources available to them throughout Essex County and, more importantly, provide an engaged audience for our regional heritage tourism partners.”

Grand Opening Celebration Scheduled for Sept. 16
Essex Heritage and the National Park Service will host a Grand Opening Celebration for the new Visitor Information Desk on Tuesday, September 16, from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM at the National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem (2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA). The Celebration is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided and remarks will begin at 10:00 AM.