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The Essex Community Historical Society

PO Box 8388 Essex, Vermont 05451


Welcome to the Website for theEssex Community Historical Society

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View the Events page for our 2022 Tales & Treasures programs and other ECHS activities.

Check out the "History" section that contains historical articles of the Essex Communities.

View a list of people who lived around the Indian Brook Reservoir in the Irish Enclave in 1840-1850.
Tim Jerman refers to the list as Appendix A & B in his story about the Irish Enclave
that appears in the 2022 Fall ECHO. The list can be found in the History section of this website.

The Essex Community Historical Society is excited to offer our 2023 calendar.
The topic is “Iconic Businesses of Essex”.
It features twelve businesses from the early days of Essex, and Essex Junction
with a brief historical description of each business.
For complete details view the Calendar on our EVENTS Page.

We will be selling our 2023 calendar at The Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum
on Saturdays and Sundays starting December 3rd through December 18th,
we will be open for calendar sales from 10am - 2pm.



"Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum"

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



The Historical Museum Schedule:
The Museum is now closed for the Winter season, and will be open only by appointment.
The Museum will open for the Summer Season on the first Sunday after Memorial Day, June 4, 2023.

For additional society information please contact the ECHS President Eva Clough.

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

Please contact the Webmaster regarding this website. Thank You.