Trails & Sails Weekend

This year in conjunction with Essex Heritage’s Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of walks, talks, water & more! We are hosting two FREE events!!

  • Digging for History— Come get dirty with us, as you become an archaeologist for the day! Archaeologists from the University of Southern Maine and Phillips Andover Academy, will be teaching students of all ages how to become archaeologists. What will you uncover? September 29th & 30th 10:00am-3:00pm 

  • Atlatl DaysTry your hand at ancient hunting practices! The technique of using an atlatl, or spear throwing stick, is an ancient global technology. Join us, along with the Eugene Winter Chapter of Mass Archaeological Society, as they teach you the finer points about hunting in the ancient world! September 29th & 30th 9:00am-3:00pm

Admission for these two Trails & Sails Events is Free! BUT If you would like to visit the Nurse Homestead Museum, Admission is $8 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Children 6-16


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