Buttonwoods Museum Offers Lecture and Demonstration Tonight on Ten-Footer Shoe Shops

Buttonwoods Museum serves as a welcome center for the Essex National Heritage Area. (WHAV News file photograph.)

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The Buttonwoods Museum is kicking off its fall lecture series tonight with a discussion of Essex County “ten-footer” shoe shops.

Included in the event is a talk and live demonstration of traditional boot making given by Sarah Guerin, a professional shoemaker.

The event takes place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m., at 240 Water St., Haverhill. The free event requires no registration and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, email [email protected].

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