In This Issue
Essex Heritage & Featured Partner Events
Saturday, March 5

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Thursday, April 14
8:00 - 10 AM
Heritage Happenings
Thursday, February 18
Wednesday, February 24
7 - 8 PM
Saturday, February 20
10 AM
Danvers Rail Trail Chocolate Walk

Thursday, February 25
7 - 8:30 PM

Saturday, March 19
7:30 PM

Saturday, February 27
7 - 11:30 PM

Friday, February 19, 7 PM

Saturday, February 20
11 AM - 1 PM

Wednesdays, 10 AM
Sunday, February 21
1 - 3 PM
Wednesday, March 7
7:30 PM

March 3 - 10
Salem Film Festival

February 27 & 28
March 5, 6, 12, & 13

February 13 - 21
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Invisible Injustice: A Symposium
on Slavery in the North
Save the Date: April 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 2, Essex Heritage will bring together scholars, educators, regional historic and cultural site staff, and other community members for an important conversation about effective interpretation of northern slavery and its legacies. Learn more and register.
Bakers Island Light Station Stories
Do you know the significance of January 3, 1798 in the history of Bakers Island? Read on to learn the answer!
Creating a Space for Art
Partnership Grant Spotlight

With leadership from Creative Haverhill, a committee of culturally-minded residents utilized an Essex Heritage grant to plan and launch a community awareness campaign promoting the adaptive reuse of the vacant 1891 Cogswell School as a community art center. Activities included creation of a brand identity (logo and letterhead), on-site signage, and an enhanced website.
Alliance of National Heritage Areas Elects Essex Heritage CEO to Chair
At the annual meeting of the Alliance of National Heritage Areas (ANHA) in DC last week, Essex Heritage's own CEO Annie Harris was elected as the new ANHA Chair! Read on to learn more about the Alliance and their meeting on Capitol Hill.
Photo Contest Celebration
The 2015 Essex National Heritage Area Photo Contest prize winners were celebrated on January 28 at Hunt's Photo & Video in Melrose. See photos from event and the winning images.
Special Thanks to Our Corporate Members
Essex Heritage extends special thanks to our new and renewing Corporate Members!

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