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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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.

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 – 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 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 – 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 – 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

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