Down River: Life and Landscape in Essex, Mass

The Essex Shipbuilding Museum


Down River: Life and Landscape in Essex, Massachusetts

Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at 7:30 p. m.

Waterline Center, 66 Main St.

Admission free – seats limited. Come early!

Public Radio International Producer Ashley Ahearn will present her audio documentary Down River: Life and Landscape in Essex, Massachusetts. The presentation will be accompanied by a slideshow of stunning photos of the river and its people. These perspectives come together in Down River to paint an audio portrait of life along the Essex River, throughout history.

Ashley Ahearn grew up on Cape Ann, spending as much time as she could ‘down river’. She is now a reporter and producer for Living on Earth, Public Radio International’s premiere science and environmental program.

For more information call 978-768-7541 or email

Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum

66 Main Street

Essex, MA