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Rocklin in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Trott Hotel

 
 
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
1. Trott Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The Trott Hotel was built in 1866 and was one of the first hotels in Rocklin. The hotel was built and operated by Samuel Trott. It burned down in Nov. 1869 with the loss of one life. It was rebuilt that same year. The south portion was torn down in 1965 in order to widen Rocklin Road. The building has been a hotel, post office, barber shop, general merchandise store newspaper office and grocery store.
 
Erected 1974 by Rocklin Lions Club, April 20, 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1869.
 
Location. 38° 47.502′ N, 121° 14.287′ W. Marker is in Rocklin, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Rocklin Road and Front Street, on the right when traveling north on Rocklin Road. Marker is at the foot of the stairs on the western side of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5190 Rocklin Road, Rocklin CA 95677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocklin (a few steps from this marker); Rocklin Roundhouse (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Old St. Mary’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George A. Wyman (about 300 feet away); Rocklin Hose Company No. 1 (about 500 feet away); The Fletcher Moon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocklin Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Finnish Temperance Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocklin.
 
More about this marker. This site is now the Crossroads Community Church.
 
Regarding Trott Hotel. Located on the northwest corner of Rocklin Road and Front Street, this building was built about 1868 by Samuel Trott. This hotel was Rocklin’s finest. One of Rocklin’s many fires claimed the hotel in 1869, but it was quickly rebuilt and continued to serve as one of the community’s most notable buildings. It burned again on February 20, 1979.
Source: City of Rocklin – Historical Points of Interest. (http://www.rocklin.ca.us/residents/history/landmarks.asp)



 
Also see . . .  The History of Rocklin
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
2. Trott Hotel Marker
. (Submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
 
Additional keywords. Hotels
 
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
3. Trott Hotel Marker
Crossroads Community Church - Site of the Trott Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
4. Crossroads Community Church - Site of the Trott Hotel
Marker is on the ground to the left of the stairway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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