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Legos and More at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s Christmas Card

Thanks Len Burgess for sending this along. Photo by Barry O’Brien “The only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.” To all our friends at Good Morning Gloucester who bring art, community and history alive, Merry Christmas … Continue reading

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s "Lewis H. Story" at Salem Maritime Festival

Len Burgess submits- Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s flagship “Lewis H. Story” was a big attraction at the Salem Maritime Festival on Saturday. Intentionally rolling the ship over at low tide, as shown, is how the original Chebbaco 2-man fishing schooners of … Continue reading

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Stepping the masts and completing the rigging on the Chebacco Pinky Schooner "Lewis H. Story"

Essex Shipbuilding Museum–temperature 94˚degrees and strictly manpower all day Saturday getting the Museum’s Chebacco Pinky Schooner "Lewis H. Story" ready for the trip and the celebration at Mount Desert Is., Maine.   Photo by Len Burgess

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s "Intense Digital Photography Workshop"

Len Burgess submits- Barry O’Brien and his volunteer teachers, Len Burgess, Kathy Chapman, Dave Delorey, Tony Schettino, and Mike Dyer, lead an intense photo workshop at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum Saturday to help raise money for the Museum. We had … Continue reading

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Shack Series – Essex Ship Building Museum

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Shack Series – Essex Ship Building Museum

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Shack Series – Essex Ship Building Museum

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Calm Peaceful Waters

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Shack Series – Essex Ship Building Museum

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Great Expectations!

It’s huge!! 

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Essex MA at Dawn- Essex River Basin 4:36AM 5/24/12

I slipped in the muddy flat and covered my entire leg with sludge.   Got eaten alive by mosquitoes. But it was worth it for this.

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Launch of the Schooner ‘Lewis H. Story’

The Lewis H. Story, (flagship of the Essex Shipbuilding Museum) was launched Tuesday April 24 after weeks of repairs and painting by Museum volunteers. She’s tied up in the creek next to the Schooner Ardelle. –Len Burgess Launch of the … Continue reading

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Essex At Dawn- Essex Shipbuilding Museum and Burnham Boatyard 4:46AM 4/24/12

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Community Stuff

Joey, Don’t know if anyone asked you to help us publicize our upcoming 2012 Volunteer Day Mug-Up scheduled for Saturday March 31 from 10:00 to 12:00 noon at the museum 66 Main Street, Essex, MA 01929.  I’ve attached our volunteer … Continue reading

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The life and times of Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) presented by Essex Shipbuilding Museum Tuesday, Nov 1st

Join us at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum for The Life and Times of Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838. Guest speaker Prof. George Brandenburg, ret., former Director of Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology, Harvard University . Bowditch didn’t attend school after age … Continue reading

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Top Pick For Saturday- VIEW THE LAUNCH OF THE SCHOONER ARDELLE FROM THE ESSEX SHIPBUILDING MUSEUM

SATURDAY, JULY 9 STARTING AT 3:00 PM Join us at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s Shipyard on Saturday, July 9, 2011 to view the launching of the Pinky Schooner Ardelle that is being built by Harold A. Burnham, an eleventh generation … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE AT ESSEX SHIPBUILDING MUSEUM – SATURDAY, MAY 14TH, 11 AM – 3 PM

Join the Essex Shipbuilding Museum for its Open House on Saturday, May 14th between 11 am and 3 pm. We will have tours around our property and over to the Schooner Ardelle, steam shed demonstrations, live music by John Hicks … Continue reading

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4th Annual Digital Photography Workshop

On Saturday I had the opportunity, along with over a dozen others, to tap into the expertise of 4 photographers at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum. By using the museum environment, Barry, Dave, Tony, and Lenny presented a day-long workshop on camera … Continue reading

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s 4th Annual One Day Digital Photography Workshop! May 7th

Hi Joey, thanks so much for including my photos in your site and directing viewers to my flickr site. I’m retired and have found it’s a great enjoyment to be involved in photography. I volunteer at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum … Continue reading

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Tugboats, Barges & the Can DO A Lifetime of Marine Salvage Essex Shipbuilding Museum April 5th Program

Francis Burnham was born in Essex and has lived on the North Shore all his life.  He is the founder of Burnham Associates, Inc. of Salem , an entrepreneur who has worked on many marine construction projects along the U. … Continue reading

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April Vacation Program at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum

The Essex Shipbuilding Museum will offer an April Vacation Program designed for 6 to 10 year olds on April 19, 20 and 21 from 1 PM to 4 PM. Tuesday April 19: build fantastic sculptures using the museum’s steam shed … Continue reading

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum Crane Pic From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, When I stopped to snap a shot of the schooner Ardell skeleton today at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, I came across this rusty, old, snow-covered gem.  While I was taking photos, a guy hanging around in the yard … Continue reading

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Fulfilling a Legacy – The Essex Shipbuilding Museum Video By Barry O’Brien

Barry Writes- The Essex Shipbuilding Museum is located on the grounds of the A.D. Story Shipyard. In this small village of Essex, MA, in the basin of the Essex River, more than 4,000 wooden ships were built. The American fishing … Continue reading

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Salty Dog Day at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum by Lily

Hi!  My name is Lily and I want to tell you about Salty Dog Days at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum on Saturday. I went to the event because my Nana was a judge in the Dog Costume Parade Contest and … Continue reading

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