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This photo of the Church of the Ascension in Rockville Centre was taken in the early 1900s. At that time, there was a carriage entrance in the front, while the parish hall was smaller and not connected. (Credit: A Brief History of Rockville Centre)

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Historical photos of Rockville Centre

Originally inhabited by the Rockaway Indians, the Village of Rockville Centre was officially incorporated in 1893. It had a population of about 24,000 people in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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