1866The town voted to build a new Town Hall.Arts and Culture, Government and Public Service, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, City Government

City Hall, Gloucester, Mass., n.d., Postcard, Sawyer Free Library, NOBLE Digital Heritage Collection, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/s/gloucester/item/4491
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Somes’ field, the site of the present City Hall, was purchased for $8,000. The building was made of brick and red granite.

Pringle, James R. History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Published by the City of Gloucester Archives Committee and the Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1997.
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