Rockford’s Pioneer Museum, 10 South First Street, recalls the town’s 136-year history through displays of artifacts and photos. The museum is open Fridays and Sundays throughout the summer.
Rockford Military Museum
The Military Museum presents Rockford’s role in the nations wars. The museum, at 140 West Emma Street, is open by appointment.
Washington Waterpower Pump House
The pump house at the south end of First Street was built about 1916-1917.
Methodist Church Located near the south end of First Street, the original church was built in 1880. The present building is the third to occupy this site.
St Joseph’s Catholic Church
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is located on River Street one block south of Emma Street. The church was built in 1901.
Fairiview Cemetery overlooks Rockford from the hill southwest of town. (Take Weaver Street south up the hill.) The cemetery was dedicated in 1889.
Mica Creek Cemetery
The Mica Creek Cemetery is located on the corner of Harvard and Stoughton Roads 4 miles north of Rockford. Burials began there in the late 1890s.
Mica Peak Cemetery
Mica Peak Cemetery is on the north side of Elder Road ½ mile east of Molter Road. The earliest recorded burial was in 1889.
Mt. Hope Church
The Mt. Hope church, 5 miles west of Rockford on Valley Chapel Road, was built in 1884. The Mt. Hope Cemetery is behind the church.