Historic Buildings & Landmarks

Motif No. 1

Motif No. 1

Images of Rockport’s iconic fishing shack on Bearskin Neck are known and recognized throughout the world, and instantly familiar to any student of art or art history. How Motif No. 1 Got Its Name: “ROCKPORT’S trade mark is the dark…

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The Paper House (1922)

The Paper House (1922)

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Address: 52 Pigeon Hill Street, Rockport
Phone: (978) 546-2629

It was built by Mr. Elis F. Stenman, a mechanical engineer who designed the machines that make paper clips, began building his Rockport summer home out of paper as a hobby. That was in 1922. The paper was meant to…

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