August 21, 2019

Ivoryton Talk and Walk – Johnson Farm and the Millrace

Chris Pagliuco leading a walk on the Millrace Preserve in 2009

On Sunday July 10 at 2 p.m. Polly and Murwin Johnson will present an informal talk about the history of the Johnson Farm (for which the Essex Land Trust acquired development rights in 2008), which will be followed by a short walk on the Millrace preserve.

Old and new photos of the farm and a video of the sheep shearing event held in June 2009 will also be shown.  At 3 p.m. join Ivoryton resident and historian Chris Pagliuco who will lead an educational walk on the historic Millrace preserve. This half-mile trail along the Falls River is directly behind the library. Park in the Ivory Street lot or on the street. Refreshments served. Event will take place rain or shine.

Scene of the Johnson farm for which the Essex Land Trust acquired development rights.

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