This walking tour starts at the west gate which is the primary entrance into Rockport. You can walk thru the village and return to your starting point at the gate. On this tour, you will see two historic churches, many homes, stores and former hotels built in the late 1800's. Rockport is home to two marinas, the first started in 1895. During your tour make sure you notice the Andress Boat Works mural painted in 2009,and in it are Ed (Pop) Andress, his son, Elmer, and Elmer's daughter, Marjory. The men are pictured building a skiff in the 1950s.
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*Note: Directions lead to map coordinates (in longitude/latitude) of the start of your tour.
Rockport is a very special place that still retains its links to the past. Nestled in the heart of the Thousand Islands with its sheltering harbours, Rockport has been a port for many generations and an important part of the history of the Thousand Islands. Located just a few minutes east of the Ivy Lea International Bridge on the shore of the St. Lawrence River, this little hamlet welcomes vistitors from all over the world. You can now discover its story by the walking tour.