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Merrimack: The Resilient River

Presented by Essex National Heritage at Essex Heritage, Salem MA

Apr 13 2021
Merrimack: The Resilient River

An illustrated talk about one of New England’s most historic rivers.

The Merrimack River is a site of many firsts. The birthplace of the Coast Guard in Newburyport. The harnessing of hydropower meant that Lowell (circa 1823) and Lawrence (circa 1845) became the largest makers of textiles in the country. Clean drinking water was developed in Lawrence (circa 1890) and one of the first successful labor movements started on the Merrimack in Lawrence (circa 1912).
Join local author-journalist Dyke Hendrickson for a presentation about this important part of the Essex

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ADMISSION INFO

Free registration. Reservations required for zoom link.

Contact: 978-740-0444

Email: ryanc@essexheritage.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 13, 2021 at 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Essex Heritage

Salem, MA 01970

Google Map of Salem, MA 01970

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Closed Caption

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