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.

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Help preserve the historic fabric at Bakers Island Light Station!


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.


We are all stewards of history. Many of us have family treasures and heirlooms at home, but how c

Join us on Sunday, June 17th for a Special Father's Day outing to Baker's Island