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Residential Historical District – Walking Tour

Old Tillson Avenue Watering Trough Dedication Date: Tuesday September 18th 2018 at 11am Location: Wastewater Treatment Plant, Tillson Ave. - Rockland, ME Cost: FREE! Members of the Rockland Historical Society will dedicate the Old Tillson Avenue Watering Trough in the small park in front of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, on...

Residential Historical District – Walking Tour

Rockland Historical Society Presents: Residential History District - Walking Tour Date: Saturday July 14th, Aug 11th, Sept 8th, 2018 at 10am Location: Rockland Community Center - Rockland, ME (Corner of Limerock St. & Union St.) Cost: $10 per person, cash or *check Here lived some of the families who developed...

Rockland’s Wall of Fame

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7th Annual Postcard and Ephemera Show

7th Annual Postcard and Ephemera Show Date: September 22nd - 10am to 3pm Location: Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock Street Cost: $3.00 The very popular Rockland Historical Society Postcard and Ephemera Show and Sale will again be held at the Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock Street, on Saturday, September 22,...

Rockland Lobster Festival

Rockland Lobster Festival Date: August 1-5th Location: Harbor Park, Rockland - Cost: We will again man the Heritage Booth at the Rockland Lobster Festival, from Wednesday, August 1, through Sunday, August 5, from 10 am to 4 pm each day, except closing at noon on Sunday. We tell stories, answer...

Preserving Rockland’s Architectural Treasures

Preserving Rockland’s Architectural Treasures   Date: May 15th - 6:30pm Location: Council Chambers of the Rockland City Hall Cost: Free May is National Historic Preservation Month. Our May program will be co-sponsored by the Rockland City Council and will explore the importance of a historic preservation ordinance for preserving the...

Steamboat History: Maine – Penobscot Bay – Rockland

Steamboat History: Maine – Penobscot Bay – Rockland:   Date: July 10th - 6:30pm Location: Community Room of the Rockland Public Library Cost: Free Civil engineer George Barrett of Cumberland, Maine, will return to give a one-hour presentation on the history of steamboat design and steamboat routes along the coast...

Railroad History From Boston To Rockland

Railroad History From Boston To Rockland   Date: June 12th - 6:30pm Location: Community Room of the Rockland Public Library Cost: Free This year is the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Rockland Train Station. In honor of that milestone, civil engineer George Barrett of Cumberland, Maine, will give...

A History of the Blues in Rockland

A History of the Blues in Rockland   Date: August 21st - 6:30pm Location: Community Room of the Rockland Public Library Cost: Free Blues promoter Paul Benjamin will tell a history of the Blues in Rockland and autograph copies of his new book about the first 25 years of the...