221 Essex St., Suite 41, Salem, MA 01970
|Annual Volunteer Training Session
Volunteers, brush up on what's new in the Essex
National Heritage Area for 2005. Please register to
join us at the Peabody Historical Firehouse Museum
from 2-4 pm on April 26. Curtis White, Lead
Interpretive Ranger from the Saugus Ironworks
National Historic Site will speak about how volunteers
can strengthen their interpretive skills.
required for the volunteer
training session. For more information email Ben
Photo from Peabody Historical Fire Museum website
|ENHA Volunteer Familiarization Tour
Volunteers, come enjoy the beauty of the Essex
National Heritage Area! The 2005 ENHA FAM Tour on
May 6, from 9 am-4:30 pm
includes sites in Rockport and Gloucester. This tour
will expose you to the riches of the Area and will help
us all better serve our guests to this region. This
event includes stories over lunch at the Gloucester
We can only accommodate
volunteers, space is limited, register here
Murphy for more information.
Photo from www.oldfarminn.com/halibut.html
|ENHC Semi-Annual Meeting
The Essex National Heritage Commission invites you
to attend its Semi-Annual Commission
The meeting will be held on Tuesday,
May 17 at
Abbot Hall in Marblehead, from 8:30-10:00 am, with
refreshments starting at 8 am.
Updates on ENHA
initiatives, introduction of new Commissioners, and
the announcement of Special Recognition award
recipients will take place at the
hope that you will be able to join us!
|Experience the North Shore as you never have before...
Essex Heritage Explorers, watch your mail for an
invitation to a special sunset event at the Crane
Castle Hill. The evening will include a cocktail
reception and a selection of one-of-a-kind tours
throughout the Estate. Space limited.
Not an Explorer?
Sign up for an annual, low-cost
membership to receive an invitation to this event and
many more! Join online at www.heritageexplorers.org to
receive 10% off your subscription.
Photo of Crane's Estate from The Trustees of
Reservations website www.thetrustees.org
|Host a Trails & Sails event!
Save the date for Trails & Sails 2005- September 24
The ENHC is accepting event submissions
fourth annual Trails & Sails: A Weekend of Walks
This event is a great opportunity for sites to promote
their resources, programs, and membership to Area
residents and visitors. Contact Kate Fox
submission guidelines and forms. The submission
deadline has past, so please act quickly!
The ENHC is extremely grateful to the Eagle Tribune,
Eastern Bank, First National Bank of Ipswich,
Rockport National Bank and North Shore Medical
Center for their support of Trails & Sails: A
Weekend of Walks and Water.
|Heritage Business Program
The Heritage Business Program is a new program for
businesses in the Essex National Heritage Area whose
core operations promote or preserve the historic,
cultural and natural resources of Essex County. The
Heritage Business enables, for-profit enterprises to
increase their online web presence
through pictures, text and links on
the Commission's website. EssexHeritage.org receives
10,000 unique visitors monthly and links to its pages
frequently make first-page results on Google and
Yahoo. Further information is available at:
EssexHeritage.org/HeritageBusiness or contact
Landscape of Opportunity
Friday, May 20
9 am - 3 pm
North Shore Community College in
On May 20 at North Shore Community College in
Danvers, ENHC will host "The Landscape of Opportunity," the
culminating event of the Essex
County Reconaissance Survey. During this year-long
in which ENHC and the Department of Conservation
and Recreation surveyed heritage landscapes in
twenty-four ENHA communities.
The goal of the daylong symposium is to create an
action plan for communities that will increase local
awareness of the heritage landscapes and to affect
policy at the state level.
Visit our Semi-Annual Meeting Breakfast Sponsor