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History of Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

Fun fact: In Rockport, there is a house built entirely of newspaper!

Rockport includes: Ocean View, Pigeon Cove, Stonehaven, Bearskin Neck, Cape Ann, and Dogtown Commons.
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  • 1623 - Rockport is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1840 - Rockport is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - ROCKPORT. [Pop. 2,650. Inc. 1840.]
    Rockport was originally the eastern portion of Gloucester, containing the village of Sandy Bay.

    In this town is Cape Ann, one of the...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Rockport
    Rockport, a post-village of Essex county, Massachusetts, 32 miles N. E. from Boston. It contains several churches, and a bank with a capital of...Read MORE...


  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    Gloucester and Rockport
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
    Artwork
  • Rockport Massachusetts, 1890
    Rockport forms the eastern extremity of Cape Ann and of Essex County, and is 35 miles from Boston by the Gloucester Branch of the Boston and Maine...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rockport
    Rockport, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in a small township of its own name, on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the Gloucester Branch of the Eastern ...Read MORE...


  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    Ocean View House, Pigeon Cove, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    St. Joachim's Catholic Church, Rockport, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    Cleaves Street, Rockport, Mass.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Rockport, a banking post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Rockport township (town), on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Boston and Maine R., 36 miles NE. ...Read MORE...


  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    Dock Square, The Old Pool House and Entrance to Bearskin Neck, Rockport, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
    Post Office
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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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Gloucester and Rockport
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Artwork

Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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Ocean View House, Pigeon Cove, Mass.
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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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St. Joachim's Catholic Church, Rockport, Mass.
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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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Cleaves Street, Rockport, Mass.
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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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Dock Square, The Old Pool House and Entrance to Bearskin Neck, Rockport, Mass.
Postcard

Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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Post Office
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  • 1623 - Rockport is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1840 - Rockport is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - ROCKPORT. [Pop. 2,650. Inc. 1840.]
    Rockport was originally the eastern portion of Gloucester, containing the village of Sandy Bay.

    In this town is Cape Ann, one of the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Rockport
    Rockport, a post-village of Essex county, Massachusetts, 32 miles N. E. from Boston. It contains several churches, and a bank with a capital of... Read MORE...

  • Rockport Massachusetts, 1890
    Rockport forms the eastern extremity of Cape Ann and of Essex County, and is 35 miles from Boston by the Gloucester Branch of the Boston and Maine... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Rockport
    Rockport, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in a small township of its own name, on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the Gloucester Branch of the Eastern ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Rockport, a banking post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Rockport township (town), on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Boston and Maine R., 36 miles NE. ... Read MORE...

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