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Holiday’s at Pratt House

November 24, 2017 - November 25, 2017


Got a houseful for Thanksgiving Weekend?
Then skip the malls and deck the halls as we usher in the holidays at the beautifully decorated Pratt House, a property of Essex Historical Society. Learn about life in an early seaport town from our knowledgeable guides. The house will evoke scenes from Christmases past, decorated with locally-sourced materials. Guided tours are free. Museum shop open for holiday gifts.

For the third year in a row, the historical societies of Chester, Deep River and Essex are helping you entertain your guests on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Essex Historical Society’s 1732 Pratt House, located at 19 West Avenue in Essex, will be open to visitors Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come see what life was like in an early seaport town for this growing family of blacksmiths in their ever-expanding home. Learn about celebrations of Christmas Past as the historic house features lavish, hand-crafted traditional decorations, many made from locally sourced, natural materials. Tour the house with EHS’s knowledgeable guides and visit its reproduction barn and museum shop. Free.

The Deep River Historical Society’s Stone House, built by Deacon Ezra Southworth in 1840, will be open on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. For more information, visit deepriverhistoricalsociety.org

The Chester Museum at The Mill, at 9 West Main Street in Chester, will also be open on Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit chesterhistoricalsociety.org


November 24, 2017
November 25, 2017
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    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com