Special Collections

Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum
28 Main Street
Essex MA , 01929
FAX: (978)768-2541
Institution Contact(s):
  Courtney Ellis Peckham, Research Associate/Registrar (978)768-3866
Hours: M-S 10:00AM-5:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
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Other Services:
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Special Collection Contact(s):
  Courtney Ellis Peckham, Research Associate/Registrar (978)768-3866
Hours: By appointment only
Collections: 2
Collection Description:
  Essex Local History
Shipbuilding Collection
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide
Directions: FROM ROUTE 128 NORTH: Take exit 15. Take a left off exit ramp. Follow School Street through Manchester into Essex, where the street becomes Southern Ave. At the end of Southern Ave., take a left onto Main Street. Travel approximately one mile to find the museum's main office at 66 Main Street, and about 1/4 mile further to the archives/library exhibits at 28 Main Street.