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

Trott Hotel

 
 
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at the foot of the stairs on the western side of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5190 Rocklin Road, Rocklin CA 95677, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rocklin (a few steps from this marker); Old St. Maryís (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fletcher Moon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocklin Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
2. Trott Hotel Marker
The Finnish Temperance Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Loomis (approx. 3.1 miles away); Loomis Town Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); Loomis - Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 3.1 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 Rocklinís finest. One of Rocklinís many fires claimed the hotel in 1869, but it was quickly rebuilt and continued to serve as one of the communityís 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 . . .
1. Biography of Samuel Trott. (Submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The History of Rocklin. (Submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords.
Trott Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 4, 2009
3. Trott Hotel Marker
Hotels
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Crossroads Community Church - Site of the Trott Hotel image. Click for full size.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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