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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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