October 1, 2022

Cross Lots Memories: A Walk Back in Time

Eve Potts will be presenting A Walk Back in Time at Essex Town Hall on September 14 (photo courtesy of Rita Christopher)

Eve Potts, longtime Essex resident and noted writer, will present a slide show and talk about the history of Cross Lots, the Essex Land Trust’s 16-acre “downtown open space” on Wednesday, September 14 at 7.30 p.m. at Essex Town Hall.

There will be plenty wonderful photos and of good stories about the original owners, the Cheney family. She will be joined in a panel discussion by Jean Leuchtenberg and others who were instrumental in the acquisition of this Essex Land Trust gem.  New informative signs to be installed in Cross Lots will also be on display on this occasion.

Eve Potts has been writing about medical subjects for more than 30 years. She has served as a medical writer and consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services and to many medically oriented companies and institutions. Her particular area of expertise is in making difficult medical information easily understood. Her interest in historic preservation is represented by authorship of the book, Westport: A Special Place.

Co-sponsored by the Essex Historical Society. Refreshments served. Plenty of parking at the Essex Town Hall parking lot. For more information about the event please contact Peggy Tuttle at 860-767-7916 or e-mail peggytuttle@gmail.com.