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Scarecrows Take Over Essex Village

The Essex Scarecrow Festival was held on Oct. 14 and featured music, scarecrows, food, and activities. Next up is the Ivoryton Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. A scarecrow awaits his guests along main street.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarerow #49, a Hills Academy Schoolmaster, persides over the top of Main Street. The scarecrow is sponosred by the Essex Historical Society.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Addison Squires, 9 poses in a cut-out ghost on the green.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Addison Squires, 9 poses in a cut-out ghost on the green.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarecrow #39, a fairy submitted by the Child & Agency adorns a lampost.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Folk singr Larry Kaplan shares his music alongside a scarecrow friend.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Folk singr Larry Kaplan shares his music alongside a scarecrow friend.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. The Connecticut River Museum offered up a pirate for their scarcorw entry.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarecrow #42 serves up a pumpkin outside a home on Main Street.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarecrow #42 serves up a pumpkin outside a home on Main Street.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarecrow #42, a fan favorite has its photo taken by Sarina Garofalo.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Della Krete-Cacase, 9 pets her "Wonder Woman" dog, Fern. A 10-month-old Black Lab mix, she wore her costume for the festivities.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Caroline Lowry, 4 eyes a scarecrow as her family, Drew, Kerry and Tommy, 6 walk the sidewalk.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Tommy Lowry, 6 makes his best ghost face as his mom takes his photo.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. Scarecrow #79, a South Cove Swamp Master is sponsored by Davison Environmental.

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Presented by the Essex Board of Trade, the Essex Scarecrow Festival was held October 14th. Music, scarecrows, food and activities were on hand for the festivities. The Kehoe family, Chuck, one-half-year-old Ava and Marciene pose with a friendly ghost for some family fun during the festivities.

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