Essex History Meeting

Essex History Meeting

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

7:00 PM at the Waterline Education Center

Essex Shipbuilding Museum

66 Main St., Essex, MA


On September 13, the Essex Historical Society will present ‘Messages from the Past.’ Members and friends of the Society will read selections from old family letters and diaries. Scheduled items include a Civil War letter and portions of Emma Cogswell’s diary, describing people and activities in Essex during the first half of the 20th century. Also featured will be a letter about early life at Mount Hungar in West Gloucester, with instructions for cooking in a wood-fueled bake oven. Attendees are encouraged to bring items for inclusion in the program.

Admission is free. The Waterline Education Center is handicap-accessible.