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.

 Take the Myths & Misconceptions tour
Learn about the Salem Witch Trials


On June 16, Essex Heritage kicked-off the summer season with guided boat tours to Bakers Island Light Station.


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

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