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!


“We are thrilled that, through this generous donation from the DAR, we will be able to install this new exhibit at Bakers Island Light,” said Annie C. Harris, Essex Heritage CEO.


Calling all LEGO lovers!

Join us for the Art of Wooden Boatbuilding Series!

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