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Cogswell's Grant Function Rentals

View of Cogswell's Grant

Celebrate your special occasion at Cogswell's Grant

Historic New England is proud to announce that the rolling fields and beautiful views of Cogswell's Grant in Essex, Massachusetts, will be available for functions starting in the fall of 2016. 

View of Marsh from Cogswell's Grant

As one of the few protected stretches of open land along the Essex River, it also provides an important and diverse habitat for local and migrating wildlife. Today the landscape at Cogswell’s Grant offers access to pristine marshland, rolling hayfields, and beautiful views of the river stretching to the sea.

Cogswell's Grant can accommodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 120 guests.

2016 Saturday dates include:

  • September 10 and 24
  • October 8, 15, 22, and 29

2017 Saturday dates include:

  • June 10, 17, and 24
  • September 9, 23, and 30
  • October 7, 21, and 28

Rental Rates

June, September, and October


Your rental fee supports Historic New England's mission to preserve and share New England heritage. To express our thanks for your support, we offer you a complimentary one-year membership. Membership benefits include free admission to Historic New England sites, discounts on merchandise and events, and a subscription to Historic New England magazine.


Cogswell's Grant 60 Spring Street Essex, Mass 01929 
Please email the Cogswell's Grant staff for more information on this special property.