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Fairfield in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rockville Stone Chapel

 
 
Rockville Stone Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
1. Rockville Stone Chapel Marker
Inscription. Erected by pioneers of Methodist Episcopal Church South with volunteer labor and donated funds. Cornerstone laid October 3, 1856. Dedicated February 1857. Site supplied by Landy and Sandy Alford. Chapel deteriorated by 1929 and deeded by the church to Rockville Public Cemetery District as a pioneer monument. Restored in 1940.
 
Erected 1962 by The California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Solano County Historical Society, May 30, 1963. (Marker Number 779.)
 
Location. 38° 14.829′ N, 122° 7.273′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Suisun Valley Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker and chapel are located on the grounds of the Rockville Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4219 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield CA 94534, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockville Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Site of Chief Solano (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cordelia (approx. 2.6 miles away); Thompson's Corner Saloon - 1902 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vezér Family Vineyard
Rockville Stone Chapel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
2. Rockville Stone Chapel and Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Suisun City (approx. 4.4 miles away); Soscol House - 1855 (approx. 8.1 miles away); Napa State Hospital (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Regarding Rockville Stone Chapel. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 779 on November 20, 1962.
 
Also see . . .  History of Rockville Stone Chapel. (Submitted on February 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Plaque Mounted on Front of Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
3. Plaque Mounted on Front of Chapel
This Historic Monument
Erected A.D. 1856
by
Solano County Pioneers
Reconstructed by
Federal Works Agency
WORKS PROJECT
ADMINISTRATION
A.D. 1940
Inscription on Front of Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
4. Inscription on Front of Chapel
M.E. Church
South
Erected 1856
Rockville Stone Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
5. Rockville Stone Chapel
Bell Next to the Stone Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
6. Bell Next to the Stone Chapel
This bell donated
in memory of their
parents and grandparents
by Bill and Amy Robbins
Erected in 1990
Close-Up of Bell image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
7. Close-Up of Bell
Rockville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
8. Rockville Cemetery
Site of Rockville Stone Chapel
Rockville Stone Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 20, 2009
9. Rockville Stone Chapel
 
 
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