Located at the corner of School Street and Main Street in the village of Essex, New York, the Edwards Store was built c. 1836 by tailor Henry Edwards. Its original design was based upon the popular Greek Revival style, but later Victorian details were added including Carpenter … [Read more...] about The Edwards Store
The historic Essex Inn is almost as old as the town in which it has thrived for two centuries. From the early 19th century when Essex was growing rapidly, the Essex Inn was a social hub for merchants, visitor and residents alike. In the 1820's, Essex was "the busiest port on … [Read more...] about Historic Essex Inn
In 1817 John Gould began purchasing parcels of land just south of Essex's town center to combine into a property upon which he could build his home. By the time his house was built he owned nearly the entire block ("Essex: An Architectural Guide." 14). The John Gould House was … [Read more...] about John Gould House
Essex on Lake Champlain (Images of America) is a beautiful collection of historical photographs of Essex, New York. Author David C. Hislop Jr. accompanies the important documentary images with informative descriptions that illuminate the culture and heritage of this … [Read more...] about Images of America: Essex on Lake Champlain, by David C. Hislop Jr.
Attention farmers, local artisans, and members of the Essex community! On Wednesday, December 12th, there will be a 'Farm Store' meeting in Essex. This is an opportunity for local farmers and artisans to discuss the idea of a common market, along with goals and concerns. … [Read more...] about Essex Market Meeting