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    P.O. Box 1331  •  Rockland, ME  04841  •  (207) 594-6193
    Located in the lower level of Rockland Public Library

    Rockland Historical Society Official Website

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    Please join us in our mission:
    To preserve and promote Rockland's unique local history.


     ?  Publish local history books ?  Present programs on remarkable events
     ?  Collect & preserve important artifacts ?  Display history in our museum



     Around Rockland  $20 Shore Village Album  $13
    A Walk Along Main Street  $5 Shore Village Story  $20
     Main Beam  $45 Shore Village Combo (both)  $30
     Mechanic Street (hardcover) $29.95 Steamships, Sleigh Bells & a One-Man Band  $7
     Mechanic Street (softcover)  $18.95 War Diary  $7
     With our Faces to the Foe  $15

    Museum and Archives located:

    Rockland Public Library, Lower Level (map)

       80 Union St, Rockland, ME  04841

     We collect, preserve, and display historic artifacts.

     Museum hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12-5 pm


       Programs about Rockland history, 3 or 4 times per year.

    Annual Memberships:

       Individual       $10         Sustaining   $50
    Family            $15         Benefactor  $500
    Organization   $50

    The Rockland Historical Society was organized in 1977, as the Shore Village Historical Society, to collect and preserve the history of the Rockland area.  The collection of the Rockland Historical Society includes: photographs, documents, books, newspapers, and artifacts relating to local families, businesses, and organizations.  The collection includes information on local industries such as: lime, granite, fishing, shipbuilding, and other important seacoast businesses and industries.  It includes the archives of four local newspapers; several large historic photograph collections; and information about the local railroads, schools, churches, social and cultural organizations, and a major resort hotel.  The collection also includes the extensive archives of the Rockland Grand Army of the Republic and related materials about the Civil War.

    The Rockland Historical Society's museum and archives are housed on the lower level of the Rockland Public Library.  The society has about 100 members.  It provides several free educational programs each year and has published six books on Rockland history and assisted in the publication of several others.

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