Heritage Society of Essex & Middle River

Baumgartner Collection Book #42
Josenhans Corner

Helen B. Baumgartner’s 1972 history of Josenhans Corner – an early 1900s general store and landmark in Essex, Maryland.

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Baumgartner Collection Book #186
Heritage Society Vol. 1

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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 (443) 579-5266 or emailing info@essexmuseum.com.

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.