Rockport Congregational Church // 1804 & 1840

Built in Sandy Bay, the final settlement to be developed from the original 1642 Gloucester parish, this church was the second on the site in what is now Rockport. Both the church and the Federal style house next door (built for the pastor) were built in 1804. When Sandy Bay became the town of Rockport in 1840, the meeting house was redecorated in its existing configuration in the popular Greek Revival style. The church building today stands atop a hill looking over Bearskin Neck and into the Rockport Harbor.

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