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

Join us on a journey through magnificence!


Essex Heritage Online Store
From mugs to ornaments, the online store offers a great selection of items connected to Essex County.

Life on Bakers Island
Read "The Bakers Bulletin", our Lighthouse Keeper's Blog!


In keeping with our long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, we announced the 2018 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program recipients at our spring meeting in Saugus on April 5.


Join author and fellow lover of the light, Jeremy D’Entremont on a special excursion out to Baker

Join us on July 21st and 22nd at Bakers Island Light Station for our first ever living history ev