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Rocklin History

Take a tour of select stops in Rocklin’s History. Narrative provided by Gary Day with photos by Roy Salibury and the Rocklin Historical Society.

Pictured: Present-day Rocklin Chamber of Commerce at 3700 Rocklin Road.

Rocklin History Tour – Roundhouse Site

Rocklin Roundhouse Site -Rocklin's roundhouse was at the intersection of Front Street and Rocklin Road east of today's Crossroads Church

Rocklin History Tour – Wickman-Johnson Home

Rocklin History Tour Wickman-Johnson Home - This white farmhouse is at 5200 5th Street at the west end of Rocklin Road.

Rocklin History Tour – Quinn Quarry

Rocklin History Tour - Quinn Quarry is on Winding Lane about 200 yards west of South Grove Street

Rocklin History Tour – Victorian Homes

Rocklin History Tour- These three homes are near the Wickman - Johnson white farmhouse at the corner of Rocklin Road and Fifth Street. They stand out in the neighborhood by their Victorian design.

Rocklin History Tour – Joel Parker Whitney’s Oaks Mansion

Rocklin History Tour - This plaque marks the location of Joel Parker Whitney's, now demolished, three story, 20 room Oaks mansion.

Rocklin History Tour – Huff’s Spring

Rocklin History Tour - Huff's Spring. This spring is at the north end of Johnson Springview Park 200 yards east of the Springview Middle School soccer field.

Rocklin History Tour – Early Union Granite Company Quarry

This updated series written by Rocklin resident Gary Day with photos from Roy Salisbury offers visitors an opportunity to visit and reflect upon a select group of Rocklin's historical points of interest.

Rocklin History Tour – Rocklin Cemetery

Rocklin History Tour - Rocklin Cemetery is at the corner of South Grove and Kannasto Streets

Rocklin History Tour – Finn Hall

Finn Hall is at the corner of South Grove and Rocklin Road. It is the most visible reminder of Rocklin's once dominant Finnish culture.

Rocklin History Tour – Brigham and Hawes Quarry

Rocklin History Tour - Brigham and Hawes Quarry is on the west side of Pacific Street behind the tire store near the corner of Pacific Street and Farron.