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A Toast to the Trailblazers
Essex Heritage hosted its 20th Anniversary Gala: A Toast to the Trailblazers on April 5, at the Peabody Essex Museum. Read on to learn more about the special event and which Trailblazers were celebrated with a toast for their exemplary work.

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The results are in! Learn which Trailblazers were celebrated with a toast for their exemplary work.

Local Photographers Focus on Local Places to Win

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A view of the struggles undertaken by escaped slaves during the Civil War.

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