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Essex Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
The Essex Historical Society Museum features a one-room school house and historical Essex artifacts contained in an adjacent brick building. Learn about area strip mines that date back to the early 1900's.


Admission: Free
Hours: Hours by appointment & during special events.
Address: 218 Parls St.
Phone: 815-365-4048

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Essex Historical Society Museum

The Essex Historical Society Museum features a one-room school house and historical Essex artifacts contained in an adjacent brick building. Learn about area strip mines that date back to the early 1900'

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