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Trails & Sails: Essex National Heritage

September 19, 2021

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 26, 2021

10 days of FREE events across Essex County September 17th – 26th. Be guided through unique landscapes on land and sea, explore historic properties, and take in cultural experiences of all kinds. See all Trails & Sails events >

The self-guided Historic Essex Walking Tour features 16 interpretive signs that highlight the historic significance of our New England village. Learn how 350+ years of shipbuilding produced close to 4,000 wooden vessels; find a 1797 Paul Revere bell; discover the birthplace of the fried clam; learn about the grave robberies of 1818; gain insight into how Essex became known as America’s Antiques Capital; and other interesting stories – and enjoy shops and restaurants along the way!


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September 19, 2021