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 […]
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 […]
Wagon Wheel Day
Please join us on Sunday afternoon, May 7, 2017 at 1 pm for our Annual Wagon Wheel Day.