Essex Heritage Membership Details

Advancing the Essex Heritage Mission

Our members are our champions. Essex Heritage relies on membership support to fulfill our mission – the long term sustainability of this region and our shared heritage.

The Essex National Heritage Commission Membership program is mission-aligned, supports our partners, and is self-sustaining. But, what does that mean? It means that your support matters. Your Essex Heritage Membership is tax-deductible and will be put to immediate use to bolster many programs and initiatives that sustain the precious historic, natural and cultural resources found within the Essex National Heritage Area.

All Essex Heritage members receive:

  • Invitations to special events, experiences and opportunities to explore the Essex National Heritage Area;
  • Discounted rates to attend Essex Heritage sponsored programs including: events, workshops, lectures,and other special events throughout the year;
  • Discounted rates to attend Essex Heritage Featured Partner Events;
  • Discounted (20%) off tickets to take the boat to Bakers Island Light;
  • Option to “Spend the Night at the Bakers Island Light” available to Essex Heritage Family Members (or higher category) ONLY;
  • Invitations to Essex Heritage members-only “Pop-Up Parties” throughout the year. These events are FREE for members -- email invitations will be sent only to members in advance;
  • A free guide to TRAILS & SAILS – Two Weekends of 200+ free events showcasing the unique historic, cultural and natural sites in the Heritage Area;
  • A monthly e-newsletter with updates about events across the region;
  • Regular communication on heritage happenings, issues and events;
  • Expanded opportunities for continued heritage education and volunteer opportunities throughout the Heritage Area;
  • Invitations to the Essex National Heritage Commission’s Semi-Annual Meetings as well as an invitation to the annual Essex Heritage Hero Award Dinner. Both are valuable networking opportunities that will further connect you with our work and this region;
  • Opportunities to connect to heritage resources vital to our unique quality of life;
  • Knowing that you are making a difference for the sustainability of our region! Your membership gift will be put to immediate use to support many programs and initiatives that sustain our precious historic, natural and cultural treasures!

We welcome you to be part of this region’s future and look forward to sharing opportunities for you to champion this Area. Join today!