Special Events at Cogswells Grant

Special Events at Cogswells Grant


The Road to Gloucester

Enjoy a walking tour of the Cogswell’s Grant property focusing on the

first four generations of the Cogswell family and the original use of

the property. Local lore suggests that a pathway on the property was

part of the old road from Ipswich to Gloucester. Cosponsored with Essex

County Greenbelt Association.

When: Saturdays, August 19, September 16, October 7, 2006, 11am-1pm

Where: Cogswell’s Grant, 60 Spring Street, Essex, Mass.

Phone: 978-768-3632

Admission: $6 Historic New England and Essex County Greenbelt

Association members, $12 non-members

Please note: registration recommended

Bert and Nina Little: Favorite Things

This special tour highlights the favorite objects of renowned American

folk art collectors, Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little. The tour

includes objects in cupboards and cabinets, and a visit to the attic,

not usually open to the public.

When: Thursday, August 10, 5:45 – 7:15pm, Sunday, September 17, 1 -2:15pm

Where: Cogswell’s Grant, 60 Spring Street, Essex, Mass.

Phone: 978-768-3632

Admission: $9 Historic New England members, $16 non-members

Please note: registration required.

Historic New England is the public identity for the

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

We are the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional

preservation organization in the country. Historic New England

offers a unique opportunity to experience the lives and stories

of New Englanders through their homes and possessions.

Learn more at www.HistoricNewEngland.org.