Do you want to visit America's first national historic site and one of the most important ports in the Nation?
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For a list of the heritage sites in Essex County, please visit the Essex National Heritage Area web site. This link will open in a new window.
General Information about Visiting Essex County
Did You Know?
“Saugus Jasper” is a unique material found only in Saugus, MA. Thousands of years ago a small outcropping near Saugus Center provided Native Americans from all over New England with tools. However, Saugus jasper is not truly jasper. Saugus jasper is actually a type of rhyolite.