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Landmark Status

Rockton’s recently passed Historic Preservation Ordinance allows for structures, sites and districts to be officially designated as local landmarks. This will help to ensure that any changes or restorative efforts to a designated property are appropriate for the period of the original architectural style. The limestone house at 203 W. Franklin Street is the very […]

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Greek Revival Architectural Style, 1825-1865

Rockton Township has a large concentration of Greek Revival buildings, making our community unique in the Midwest. In the Village of Rockton, there are approximately 106 Greek Revival structures still in existence. Greek Revival – 90 Greek/Gothic Revival – 5 Greek Revival/Italianate – 11 These are sturdy structures, made with locally quarried limestone and old […]

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No More Waiting in Line

Tired of waiting in line for Rhubarb Fest? We are using a new Ticket System that will allow you to hold your place in line while you wait in your car, or while you shop downtown. Free tickets will be passed out starting at 4pm. Arrive back with your ticket by 6pm. For further details contact […]

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Hours of Operation

10am - 2pm, Saturdays, April through September • All Hours By Appointment