Event Calendar

April 25, 2020 to May 30, 2020

Join us for the Art of Wooden Boatbuilding Series! This series explores the principles behind the design and construction of traditional wooden boats.

May 13, 2020 • NPS Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Join Essex Heritage and Katie Hone to learn about the monarch butterfly – its natural history, migration, the reasons for its decline and the many conservation efforts that are currently underway along its migration pathway.

August 26, 2020 • NPS Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

In a slide-illustrated talk rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin tells the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels.

September 9, 2020 • NPS Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

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

Come out and support your town as historians K. David Goss (Beverly) and Robert Booth (Marblehead) battle it out to decide the TRUE birthplace of the United States Navy.

September 10, 2020 • NPS Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

The History Department at Salem State University and the Essex Heritage National Area invite you to a presentation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment by Dr. Allison K.