2020 marked the Essex Sesquicentennial, and even though a traditional celebration wasn't possible, Pete and Dana Wenstrand found a way to mark the milestone. The Wenstrands recognized the 150 year anniversary by encouraging residents to plant 150 trees. Thanks to the businesses, organizations and individuals who participated, the goal was met!
Read the full KMA articles:
"Essex Residents Encouraged to Plant Trees to Mark Sesquicentennial"
"Essex Tree Initiative Meets Goal"