The Merrimack River is a site of many firsts. The birthplace of the Coast Guard in Newburyport. The harnessing of hydropower meant that Lowell (circa 1823) and Lawrence (circa 1845) became the largest makers of textiles in the country.
Join us for a morning of virtual networking & regional engagement.
The agenda will include updates on Essex Heritage initiatives, announcing the partnership grants, and more.
Researching your family history can be daunting, especially if you don't know where to look.
The coastal waters of Essex County from Nahant Bay to Cape Ann are dotted with more than 50 islands ranging in size from small rocky “skerries” which are nearly submerged at high tide to the well-wooded 83 acre Great Misery Island.
The Acknowledgement and Recognition of Native Peoples Past and Present
Virtual Meeting, Saturday, June 5, 2021
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.
According to his diary, Reverend William Bentley seemed to be everywhere. During this virtual presentation, Mr.