Heritage Society of Essex & Middle River

Museum Open for Guided Tours

Take a trip back into time when you take our guided tour. The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes and takes place every half hour during museum hours. The last tour takes place at 1:30 pm. Special requested tours can be made by calling the museum at 410-574-6934 or emailing info@essexmuseum.com.


Legacy Leaders

The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River Inc. & Museum is starting a new, positive, and uplifting group called Legacy Leaders for youth ages 10+. Learn about your community’s past while preserving its future. This also counts as earned service learning hours. Parents and grandparents are welcome. Monthly membership dues are $1 per person. First meeting is Thursday, July 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Museum, located at 516 Eastern Blvd. Essex, MD 21221. Please check out our website at www.essexmuseum.com or call 410-574-6934 to sign up.


Ron Alder Receives 2016 Joe Schield Volunteer Award

Delegate Ric Metzgar, Joe Schield Volunteer Award recipient Ronnie Alder and Heritage Society President Terri Knachel.
At our June meeting, Ronnie Alder was named the recipient of the Joe Schield Volunteer Award for his 125 hours of service to the Heritage Society. Ronnie was also presented with a citation from Delegate Ric Metzgar for his dedication to our organization.


Loch Raven Bottle Collectors Meeting history talk

Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River President Terri Knachel visited a group of bottle collectors at Loch Raven High School to talk to them about the history of Essex, Maryland.


Coming soon! Live radio broadcast from the Heritage Museum’s “Music Room.