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Rockland, Massachusetts, USA

Rockland, Plymouth, MA

The Town first settled around 1673. It was formerly the northeast section of Abington. Population was 4,000 when incorporated under its present name. Rockland derived its name geologically from its rocky nature. A "large rock" is mentioned in the description of the Town Seal. Rockland was incorporated March 9, 1874. rockland-ma.gov

Rockland includes: Hatherly.
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  • 1673 - Rockland is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1874 - Rockland is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1890 Rockland Massachusetts
    Rockland is a new and thriving town at the middle of the northern border of Plymouth County, on the Hanover Branch of the Old Colony Railroad, 19...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rockland
    Rockland, a post-village in Rockland township, Plymouth co., Mass., on the Old Colony Railroad, 19 1/ 2 miles S.S.E. of Boston. It has a...Read MORE...


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    Union Street (Lane's Corner), Rockland, Mass.
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    Union Street, looking South, Rockland, Mass.
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  • 1906
    Rockland, a banking post-village in Rockland township (town), Plymouth co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 19 1/ 2 miles SSE. of...Read MORE...




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