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Essex Shipbuilding Skiff Launch May 2019 – Photo Gallery

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Images by Creative CollectiveClick here for the full gallery By Skiff and Basket Project, Originally Posted on Essex County Creates. With a grant from the Essex County Community Foundation the Essex Shipbuilding Museum is hosting events around the construction of a traditional clamming skiff and clam basket making workshops. The skiff under construction in our [….]

A Century After They Built The Last Known Essex Clamming Skiff, Constructing A New One

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By Greg CookImages by Karen Ristuben Funded by ECCF’s Creative County Initiative, this Skiff & Basket project brings a piece of Essex history and cultural heritage back to life. It was made possible by training a group of vocational students in hands-on building skills and life lessons, giving them new appreciation for teamwork and confidence [….]