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Rocklin History Tour

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.

Rocklin History Tour – Pyramid Tomb

Rocklin History Tour - Joel Parker Whitney's Pyramid Tomb near the 11th green of the Whitney Oaks Golf Course.

Rocklin History Tour – Rocklin Cemetery

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

Rocklin History Tour – Old St. Mary’s Chapel

The Old Saint Mary's Chapel is at 5251 Front Street. It is the centerpiece of Heritage Park which is a joint project of the City of Rocklin and the Rocklin Historical Society

Rocklin History Tour – Capitol Quarry

Rocklin Capitol Quarry - This granite quarry is behind the city office building at 3970 Rocklin road. To get the best view of the quarry pit, go to the second floor exterior stairwell landing of that office building.

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 City Hall

Rocklin City Hall. This historic building is at 3980 Rocklin Road. Adolf Pernu, owner of Rocklin's early twentieth-century California Granite Company quarry, built it as

Rocklin History Tour – Copp’s Quarry

Rocklin History Tour - To visit Copp's Quarry walk about an eighth mile north on the paved footpath near the east end of

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.