NAME: Rockington
COUNTY: Canada
CLIMATE: snow in winter, hot in summer
BEST TIME TO VISIT: any season
COMMENTS: There are no residents in Rockington but there are some ruins. You can take the trains Canada Hwy and make a left toward Sydney.U will see an path way leading to the town.
REMAINS: There are some remains of a house, a mill and a dock
Rockington was founded by a man named Benjamin Grant in the late 1700's. It quickly grew up to be a fishing community. In 1829 the population of the town was 200. In 1834 a hotel was built to acommudate the traviling fisher men but was destory in a fire in 1859 and that the town never recovere. Sadly Rockington was abandoned in 1861. Submitted by: Bill Johnson Finster