Books Available at Rockland Historical Society

We have many books on local history for sale. You may purchase these books at the society, any Tuesday or Thursday afternoon, from noon to 5pm. The prices include sales tax. Please bring cash or check.

If you wish to order books to be mailed, please mail a note and a check made out to Rockland Historical Society to:

Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331
Rockland, ME 04841

In your note please indicate the title you want and your mailing address.

Add $5 for packaging and postage for a softcover book.
Add $9 for packaging and postage for a hardcover book.


Rockland, Maine: Rise and Renewal 2019 Hardcover $58.00
John Bird 544 pages

A beautifully illustrated history of Rockland, featuring histories of important businesses and biographies of important leaders who have led Rockland through the changing economies of changing times.


A History of the Point 2020 Softcover $15
Ann Morris 48 pages

A look at the colorful past of the L shaped peninsula that projects from the center of Rockland, down Tillson Avenue and Winter Street, into Penobscot Bay.


Red Jacket 2016 Hardcover $64.00
Stephen D. Hopkins 428 pages

The story of Red Jacket, the fastest clipper ship to cross the Atlantic, recounting her construction in Rockland, in 1853, and her important role in the emigrant trade from Liverpool, England, to Melbourne, Australia, also her declining years hauling lumber from Canada to England and her sinking off Madeira in 1885. Beautifully illustrated.