Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1920

Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum

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The Victorian brick commercial buildings on Main Street in Rockland are largely the result of fires in 1853 that leveled much of the downtown.

A year later, as the business district was being reconstructed, Rockland incorporated as a city.

At left is the Security Trust Building, a Georgian Revival bank built in 1912 from designs by R. Clipston Sturgis of Boston.

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About This Item

  • Title: Main Street, Rockland, ca. 1920
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Rockland
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Object Type: Image

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Penobscot Marine Museum
PO Box 498, 5 Church Street, Searsport, ME 04974
(207) 548-2529
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