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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 – 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 – Quinn Quarry

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

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 – 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 – 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 – Clover Valley Bridge

Rocklin History Tour - Clover Valley Bridge spans Clover Valley Creek in Clover Valley Park. It is the largest of the twelve granite bridges on the road that connected

Rocklin History Tour – Barudoni Building

The Barudoni Building is at 5250 Front Street, across from the Old Saint Mary's Chapel. Meat broker Joseph Barudoni built it in 1905 as a meat market, with an office for Doctor Woodbridge on the second floor.

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 – 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 – Wickman-Johnson Home

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