Essex Heritage Announces 2015 Partnership Grant Recipients

15 Grants Awarded to Local Organizations

April 17, 2015 (Salem, MA) – Essex National Heritage Commission(Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing EssexCounty’s historic, natural and cultural sites, announced the 2015 Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Programrecipients at the Commission’s Spring Meeting in Lawrence on April 16. Over the next year, the 15 grant recipients will be working to implement a diverse range of educational, interpretive, and preservation projects throughout Boston’sNorth Shore.


Methuen Rail Trail Alliance

Built downtown in 1907, the brick Methuenrailroad depot is the starting point for many of the organized community activities taking place on the 2.4 mile Methuen Rail Trail. To enhance the user experience, the MethuenRail Trail Alliance will use Essex Heritage funding to create an attractive gateway setting around the depot. The project will include landscaping and the installation of wayfindingand interpretative signage describing the trail’shistorical and present day links to mill buildings, the Spicket River Greenway, NevinsBird Sanctuary and marshlands leading to the New Hampshire border

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