Heritage Society of Essex & Middle River

The History and Haunts Paranormal Expo is presented by The Baltimore Paranormal Society and The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River on March 30,2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. All proceeds will benefit the Heritage Society museum exhibits, public events, and operating expenses.

Please join us to explore our historic building and exhibits while attending themed lectures, browsing our vendors, and networking with others who share an interest in all things paranormal. Meet local paranormal teams, including The Baltimore Paranormal Society, to learn about membership opportunities. Volunteers from the Heritage Society will be available to discuss the many antiques housed within the museum.

We welcome R.E.A.P. Investigations as our special guests who will lecture and co-host our evening private investigations. R.E.A.P. will have their autographed publication available for purchase: The Paranormal Field Manual.

Admission is only $10 per person, with an option to purchase a lunch ticket to include 1 hot dog, bag of chips, and a soda/water at a cost of $3.

Interested in taking part in a paranormal investigation of the museum? Investigations will be offered during the evening hours in two time slots limited to 10 guests to provide for the most interactive experience: 6:00-8:00 PM and 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. These exclusive investigations of the Heritage Society are only $20 per person per time slot.

How about a chance to win a FREE private investigation for up to 10 guests? Raffle tickets to win a FREE private investigation are available for purchase. One winner with a date of choice per Heritage Society availability, expires 12/31/2019.

Admission, investigation, lunch, and/or raffle tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Tables are available for $20 each first come first serve, please email the Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River for more information.

Parking is available on Eastern Blvd OR across the street from the Heritage Society behind the New Life Sanctuary Church.

Due to the historical design of the firehouse building, it is not ADA accessible.

Need more information?

The Baltimore Paranormal Society : thebaltimoreparanormalsociety@gmail.com

Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River: essexmuseum@gmail.com

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/537582843317175/?hc_location=ufi


10:00 AM
Doors Open

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Paul Blitz – Local Historian

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch Hour

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
President’s Guided Tour of Museum

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Kendra Belgrad – Managing Intuition During an Investigation

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
R.E.A.P. Investigations – The Foundations of Investigation

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Dinner Break

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Investigation #1 (Hosted by R.E.A.P. Investigations)

8:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Investigation #2 (Hosted by R.E.A.P. Investigations)

The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River, Inc. is a non-profit organization staffed by volunteers whose goal is the preservation of the history of Essex and Middle River, Maryland. We understand the value of history and we want to share and preserve this community’s heritage and pass it unto our children, grandchildren and all future generations to come. We want to let other people know how they can join in and make a difference in not only their lives, but the lives of others and future generations also. The first meeting was held at Essex Elementary on Sept. 26th, 1968 and the Museum opened exactly seven years later on Sept. 26th, 1975. The Museum is housed in the 1920 Fire/Police Station which also served as a court house.


The Mission of The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River:

To investigate, collect and preserve the history of the Essex and Middle River areas for ourselves and future generations; to support and promote programs and projects for the good of the people of these areas.

We take pride in our ongoing achievements at The Heritage Society:

  • Conducts tours of the museum
  • Holds fundraisers to maintain the museum & exhibits
  • Hosts the annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting and other holiday events with other local organizations
  • Participates in various community events
  • Sponsors historical walking tours
  • Visits — upon request — to schools & other organizations in the community to provide information on the history of Essex & Middle River
  • Conducts school & organization tours of the museum by appointment
  • Maintains archives & assists members of the public with research
  • Preserves the past of Essex & Middle River by community outreach
  • Hosts speakers on series of history, collections & local subjects of interest

The museum is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Major funding for The Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River, Inc. comes from the people. Become a member.