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Wednesday April 24 at 7 pm

The Evolution of the Essex Schooner: Find out how the design of the humble Essex built "pickup trucks of the colonies" morph into the sleekest oceangoing thoroughbreds of the North Atlantic!

Come join us for our conversational lecture series lead by Justin Demetri on topics surrounding the shipbuilding and sailing industries, the only lecture series where derailing the conversation is encouraged! Come with your curiosity and you won't be disappointed. Tickets are are available on our website or at the door - $10 for adults, children 0-8 are free!

Annual Meeting and Potluck

The Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum's Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to catch up on museum activities and learn about our upcoming events and opportunities. The business meeting will be preceded by a potluck supper. 

Please bring an appetizer, main dish, dessert of your choice to share!

We will provide plates, silverware, cups, and coffee. 

Please RSVP to

 We are looking forward to seeing you!