December 14, 2019

Hurry and Vote For Your Favorite Essex Historic Building – Voting Ends May 31!

It’s up to you to decide which building should receive the Essex Historical Society’s (EHS) Preservation Award. 

All residents of Centerbrook, Essex and Ivoryton are encouraged to vote for the restored and/or preserved building they feel is the most deserving of this honor (you may even vote for your own restored home/building). 

To receive this award:

  • The building must have been built in 1935 or earlier. 
  • The historic character of the original structure must have been preserved with the restoration done in keeping with the original building and period. 
  • The building may be commercial or residential.

Cast your vote online at, at the Essex or Ivoryton libraries, or submit your vote by mail to: EHS Preservation Award, P.O Box 123, Essex, CT 06426.  All votes must be received by May 31st.  All votes must include the building and its address along with your name and phone number.

The EHS Preservation Award Winner will be honored at the EHS Annual Meeting on June 27, 2011.  The public iswelcome.  All are invited to bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the EHS annual strawberry shortcake social on the grounds of the Pratt House property from 5:30pm-7:30pm.