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!


Beginning in mid-March, several organizations in the Essex National Heritage Area took on the challenging but meaningful duty of collecting their communities responses to the coronavirus pandemic.


Are you Team Beverly or Team Marblehead? Help us settle the Great Debate once and for all!