Event Calendar

April 3, 2017 to April 4, 2017 • Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 210 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston , MA, 02152

Essex Heritage Director of Education, Beth Beringer, is leading a session at this regional conference on Tuesday, April 4!

April 5, 2017 • Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, 01970

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April 13, 2017 • National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Liz Covart is the host of the show. She holds a PhD in History from the University of California, Davis and will discuss her love of history and the fascinating world of the early American past.

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May 11, 2017 • National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Drawing on abundant archival sources—military records, soldiers’ correspondence and diaries, maps, telegrams, and “countless scraps of paper”—historian Manning offers a vivid, compelling view of the struggles undertaken by escaped slaves during the Civil War.

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May 18, 2017 • Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Methuen, MA, 01844

Connect with Essex Heritage and our partners, and learn about the Essex Heritage Partnership Grant recipients.

Methuen Memorial Music Hall
June 7, 2017 • National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Bestselling author Jay Atkinson sheds light on the early struggle for North America in his new book, Massacre on the Merrimack.  Join the National Park Service at Salem Maritime National Historic Site to learn about the bravery of one captive, Hannah Dustin, when a band

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July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017 • Various Sites in Essex County

A FREE Workshop for K-12 Teachers of all disciplines - Apply Now!

PEC Workshop 2016