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First Baptist Church of Rockport (FBC)
2 High St.
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-6121
Hours: By appointment


First Congregational Church (FCC)
12 School St.
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-6638
Hours: by appointment
Contact: Church Clerk or Historian, or member of the Historical Committee
Viewing of the early records may be limited as the condition of
some are very fragile. Also because of the emphasis on the right to
privacy in recent years, records after 1930 are generally restricted.

Pigeon Cove Chapel (PCC)
155 Granite St.
Rockport, MA 01966

Hours: by appointment


Rockport Public Library (RPL)
17 School St.
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-6934
Contact: Camilla Ayers, Local History Coordinator
Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 1pm-8pm
Tues. 1pm-5pm
Fri. closed
Sat. 10am-5pm
Sun. 1pm-6pm
Closed holidays and town meeting
Rockport Room (historic documents collection): Mon 1pm-8pm


Rockport Selectmen’s Office
34 Broadway
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-6786
Contact: Linda Sanders, Town Administrator
Hours: by appointment


Visitor Information
Events at the Sandy Bay Historical Society
Collections & Exhibits
Research Library & Genealogy
Rockport Archives Project
The Old Castle in Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts. Built in 1711.

Sandy Bay Historical Society
40 King St. Box 63
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-9533 e-mail:
Hours: Mon. 9am-1pm and by appointment

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
24 Broadway
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-3421
Contact: Rev. Karin E. Wade
Hours: by appointment


Rockport Town Clerk’s Office
34 Broadway
Rockport, MA 01966 (978)546-6894

First Unitarian Universalist Society
4 Cleaves St.
Rockport, MA 01966 (978) 546-2989
Contact: Jennifer Ober, Administrator
Hours: by appointment


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