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The Essex Community Historical Society

PO Box 8388 Essex, Vermont 05451


Welcome to the Website for the Essex Community Historical Society
and the
"Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum"


Located at 3 Browns River Rd.
near the intersection of Routes 15 and 128.



Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum Schedule:  

There is no admission fee to visit and enjoy the Museum.
Beginning on the Museum will be open every Sunday from 1:pm to 4:pm for the Summer season.
The Museum is also open on the 2nd Saturday, from 1:pm to 4:pm.
The Museum may be open for visits by special appointment.
The Museum will close after Indigenous Peoples' Day for the Winter season.
For Society or Museum information please contact the ECHS President  Eva Clough.

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 View the Events page for our 2023 Tales & Treasures programs and other ECHS activities.
 Check out the History section that contains historical articles of the Essex Communities
 Follow the Water Tower restoration. View images of the new Roof and Windows being replaced.


Need some great Christmas gifts and want to learn more about Essex Town and The City of Essex Junction History?

The Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum will be open the next three weekends in December, 10 am to 2 pm through December 17, for the sale of 2024 calendars featuring people who helped shape the Essex Community.
Also available are slate tiles from the Fort Ethan Allen Water Tower roof painted by local artists. We have other items for sale. You can even make a donation on the behalf of someone.

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All Donations to the General Fund will be used by the Essex Community Historical Society
for their local activities and the operation and maintenance of the
Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum.
Please make a donation for any amount today. ECHS is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
All donations are tax deductible

Please contact the Webmaster regarding this website. Thank You.