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P.O.Box 123, Essex, CT 06426
(860) 767-0681

House Signs

History House Sign for Essex period homes

History House Sign for Essex period homes

The Essex Historical Society is proud to offer a House History Sign Program for period Essex houses for all three villages. The purpose of this program is to enrich our understanding of the Town’s history and to raise awareness of Essex’s architecture.

Signs are made by local sign painter, Andrew Vercillo. They are oval in shape, measure 12 x 18 inches, with a white background and Essex Green lettering. If you do not know the name or date associated with your house, EHS will provide it. Essex Historical Society reserves the right to approve the final content of the sign. The purchaser of each sign will also receive a history of the house written by the late Town Historian, Donald Malcarne. The cost of the sign is $200.

Almost 300 Essex Historical Society House signs have been issued to date. They provide a glimpse into the history of the house and the growth of neighborhoods around family ties. EHS maintains a file of histories of Centerbrook, Essex and Ivoryton houses available for research.

For information on obtaining a sign for your house, please contact Essex Historical Society at (860) 767-0681. To order your sign, please download and complete the House Sign Order Form. Please mail the completed form, along with a check for $200 made out to the Essex Historical Society, to:

Essex Historical Society

re: House Signs

PO Box 123

Essex, CT  06426

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