Author Archives: Scott Huffines

“Plunger’s Point” in Sue Creek

I stumbled upon the mention of “Plunger’s Point” in Sue Creek while researching our neighborhood. I’m not sure where the Milton Shore they mention is located… posting this and will research more later –Scott Death in the Finthen. Bad end of … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name in Essex-Middle River?

Keith Roberts is one of the great historians of the Essex/Middle River area. Here is an article he wrote about how local places received their names.  What’s in a Name in Essex-Middle River? Patch traces the history of many of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Guttenberger’s Store

Click to enlarge Goodbye, Guttenberger’s Store By Jackie Nickel (The Avenue News 5/30/1991) A chapter of Essex history concludes today as John Guttenberger closes for the last time the doors of the general store at the corner of Eastern and … Continue reading

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