in the Sewall Scripture Museum
The Marine Room will feature a display on Rockport’s famous Motif #1. Items from artifacts to souvenirs of ‘the most painted and photographed building in North America’ will be showcased.
The Lower Level Granite Room is taking on a new image as ‘Rockport at Work’ showing highlights of industry in Rockport. Always included are the quarries and their workers, but now we are expanding to include fishing, farming, blacksmithing, and more.
Part of the Lower
Level permanent displays are artifacts and
pictures from the laying of the Atlantic telegraph cable in 1884 Also
there is a village model complete with ocean and a train that
was used in the filming of the movie "The Love Letter" here in
Room has several displays from all of the wars including posters
from the Civil War, cannon balls from the Revolutionary War and items
from both World War I and II.
Room has a collection of toys, dolls, and games that children
enjoyed in the past. There are several dolls on display in both Museums.
The Hannah Jumper Room and typical 1800's bedrooms
are also found on the upper level. Our extensive library is also located
on the upper level.
On the Main
floor, in addition to the Keeping Room, Marine Room,
and Main Parlor we have several original works of Art
from well-known Rockport Artists.
Please plan a visit
to the Museum this year to view the many items found on display. There
are items of interest for all age groups. Bring your relatives and friends
to the museum Encourage your friends to visit and become members of