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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

View the EVENTS page for our May 2021 activities.


The Essex Community Historical Society will be opening the Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum
for the season on every Sunday, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Come and see our new acquisitions – a painting of
the train station by Essex artist, Mary Laliberte and a one-rider winter horse training sleigh used at the Whitcomb Farm in
the early 20th century to train horses for both winter racing and muddy summer conditions. Learn about women’s suffrage
in Vermont and Essex. Take a walk down memory lane with Harriet Farnsworth Powell’s political button collection.
Come enjoy refreshments and talk with the ECHS Board Members about Essex History



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"Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum"

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


Museum Schedule:
The opening date of the Museum will be Sunday, July 11, 2021
The Museum is open every Sunday, visiting hours are 1:PM to 4:PM.
The Museum is closed after Columbus Day for the season.
Admission: Free


Check out the website's new section "History"
A page containing some Histories of the Essex Communities.

Please bookmark this page for future visits and watch as our website grows.


For additional society information please contact the ECHS President Eva Clough

Please contact the Webmaster regarding this website. Thank You.