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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Roseville, California
Location of Roseville, California
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|Original site of Clark Home
1886 – 1907
Roseville Banking & Trust Co.
Acquired by Bank of Italy
Present building constructed
For Bank of America 1927
Occupied until 1966
Roseville Press Tribune . . . — — Map (db m37168) HM|
|The Barker is the last of four hotels
to occupy this site. First occupied
by the Roseville Hotel-1870, later
sold for six-wagons-and-a-mule,
replaced by Ross House-1891 and
the Western Hotel-1899.
The Barker Hotel & Bar opened-1911
and have . . . — — Map (db m135428) HM|
President of Mexico 1858-1872 Successfully led his country against the Empire of Maximilian and pronounced these immortal words: "The respect for the rights of others is peace"
Donated by Alberto and Carmen Heredia and Family
Dedicated . . . — — Map (db m91373) HM|
First public library of Roseville
Opened October 12, 1912
Property donated by A.B. McRae — — Map (db m143968) HM|
|Between 1916 and 1924, a series of costly and destructive fires leveled many of the original wooden structures on Roseville's north side.
Built in the 1920's by J.H. Herring, this brick structure rose during a wave of rebuilding that followed . . . — — Map (db m91389) HM|
Built in 1912, various businesses have occupied this building over the years, including Placer Savings, the Rainbow Club, Schmidt's Delicatessen and Dutra Liquors.
Known as Gordon Hall, the upstairs became a popular gathering place used by . . . — — Map (db m91386) HM|
| 1868 - Original Site of the B.W. Neff Residence
1927-Built by Fred Farlow known as the "Farlow Block"
Ground Floor: Citizens Bank, Richardson Store for
Men, Bennett's Pharmacy
2nd Floor occupied by Dr. Leo Barusch, . . . — — Map (db m143600) HM|
Site of Davis Hotel, built 1909.
Housed railroaders - destroyed 1930.
In 1932, Ed Garbolino erected
present building for
Hanford Crocker Chevrolet until 1964.
Occupied by Boni Music to 1984.
Kendall's Allwood Furniture opened 1990.
Special . . . — — Map (db m143599) HM|
|Built in 1909 for William Haman, manager of
the Roseville Winery. Mr. Haman was elected
to Roseville's first city council in 1908; he was
also a Placer County Supervisor. After his
death in 1935, his second wife, Alice, a school
teacher, . . . — — Map (db m135915) HM|
|By 1905, Roseville consisted of a small handful of nondescript buildings huddled
closely together around the railroad. Population had stabilized at 250. The Southern
Pacific, successors to the Central Pacific Railroad, announced its intention to . . . — — Map (db m135430) HM|
|This monument has been erected to honor the memory of eleven local railroad workers who met untimely deaths in a tragic train accident between Roseville and Lincoln on April 8, 1935.
Louis Apostolas • Arnold Caballero • Sam Darras • Tony Espinoza . . . — — Map (db m37235) HM|
“Petro” means rock, “Glyph” means writing. Archeologists speculate that pre-historic cultures used petroglyphs to depict aspects of ceremonial significance. These petroglyphs, which are carved in . . . — — Map (db m23427) HM|
|1872 – Rocklin Masonic Lodge No. 222 organized.
1912 -Roseville Masonic Lodge No. 432 organized.
1919 - After railroad operations moved from Rocklin to Roseville, the lodges consolidated into Roseville Lodge No. 222.
1920 –Masonic . . . — — Map (db m143780) HM|
|The “McRae Opera House” on the upper floor was Roseville’s main social hall through the 1920’s – being used for meetings, plays and dances. It was here that town meetings which led to Roseville’s incorporation were held. For a time . . . — — Map (db m37162) HM|
|1873-1910 Site of Roseville's
1920 Hawkin Brothers erected an
automotive repair building
1949 Acquired and remodeled
by Minard and De Wood
1999 Major renovation by
the Minard family
Special recognition to
Glenn & Loleta . . . — — Map (db m143778) HM|
1908 - Building built by A.B. Broyer and operated as a furniture store.
1014 - Purchased by M.B. Johnson and operated as a hardware store.
1936 - Purchased by Ulisse Gemignani and Louie Milani, opened as the Onyx Saloon . . . — — Map (db m37164) HM|
1907 Site of one of Roseville's first auto garage
1910 Re-modeled to be the Doris Theater
1912-1913 Daytime use for Roseville High classes
1914-1922 Saugstad Brothers Automotive Garage
1932 Building destroyed by fire
1939-1960 . . . — — Map (db m91390) HM|
|Across this footbridge situated high above Roseville's Southern Pacific railroad yards
passed untold thousands of Pacific Fruit Express employees on their way to work at the
world''s largest artificial ice plant. In disuse since 1974 when the . . . — — Map (db m136168) HM|
|Central Pacific graders reached Junction, now Roseville, on November 23, 1863, crossing the line of the California Central, which began building northward from Folsom in May 1858. That line was abandoned in 1868. CP’s track reached Junction April . . . — — Map (db m11079) HM|
|In honor of the
Air Force, Army, Marine
and Navy Veterans of
Placer County who served
their country proudly in
The Vietnam Conflict.
1961 – 1973
Lance Corporal Bruce Wayne Brace – Marines • Specialist 5 Danny Kaye Rich . . . — — Map (db m37142) HM|
|Concerned by the lack of adequate library facilities in 1910, the Women’s Improvement Club convinced the City Board of Trustees to contribute $2,000 and to apply to Andrew Carnegie for a $10,000 grant which they received on April 25, 1911. The land . . . — — Map (db m40182) HM|
|The Roseville Junction Monument derives its name from two sources of inspiration.
First, it reflects the name of the town in the 1860's. Roseville was the intersection
between local rail lines and was appropriately called "Junction.” . . . — — Map (db m143583) HM|
| [Column 1:]
Albert Ace • Louis Alvarez • Harlin Amick • Rollin Amick • Joseph Andrade • Ralph L. Andrade • Reyes Andrade • John Arivo • Larry Arnett • Julian Assad • Eddie Astill • Manfred Astill*
Lowell Baggett • Tony Basque • . . . — — Map (db m52762) WM|
|The story of Roseville's "Old Town" had its beginnings in the aftermath of the fabled
California gold rush when discouraged gold seekers left the mineral regions to take
up farming along the rich creek bottom lands of south western Placer County. . . . — — Map (db m135429) HM|
|Built in 1915 as Roseville''s first funeral parlor.
Acquired in 1924 by the Brill family to house
the Roseville Register-Tribune our local
newspaper until 1947.
Operated from 1947-1998 as Roseville Printing.
Acquired in 1998 by Donald Smith . . . — — Map (db m135935) HM|
In Memory of Our Heroic Dead
Manfred W. Astill • George W. Baker • Joseph A. Bews • Gerald F. Bush • Alyn W. Butler • Gregory Collins • Thomas W. Dorsey • William Ely • Joaquin M. Gayaldo • James R. Goddard • Charles W. Gray • Claude . . . — — Map (db m91370) WM|
to the memory of
the service men and
women who paid the
in the wars of
The U.S.A. — — Map (db m37144) HM|
|In April 1909, the newly incorporated City of Roseville leased the upper level of the historic two story J.D. Pratt, later William Sawtell, store building at the corner of Pacific and Lincoln Streets for use as the town’s first City Hall.
Rent . . . — — Map (db m37174) HM|
Roseville's First Hospital
Site of two story brick residence of
Roseville pioneer John Doyle's Family - built 1890.
Later utilized as a private hospital
For J.L. Fanning, M.D.
1954- Building razed and present . . . — — Map (db m135934) HM|
|In the early 1900s a decision by Southern Pacific Railroad to relocate the regional operations to this area helped turn a small town once known as Junction into the City of Roseville. Locomotive 2252 is a symbol of this history and of the social and . . . — — Map (db m37150) HM|
|Built in 1920 for a grocery store
operated by Louis Manfredi.|
In 1925, the Gee family opened a
Chinese restaurant on the 2nd
floor, operating it until 1978.
In 1934, Frank Vincent converted
the Market to the "Owl Club."
In . . . — — Map (db m135916) HM
|The oldest section of this church, built in 1882-1883, was
Roseville's first ecclesiastical structure.
Dedication ceremonies for the church were held
March 4, 1883. — — Map (db m143585) HM|
|The first suecessful rotary plow was designed by Canadian Orang Jull. Jull hired the
Leslie Brothers to build the first model with the first tests conducted in the winter of
1883-84. The Leslies soon purchased the manufacturing rights to the plow . . . — — Map (db m135381) HM|
|Built by F. B. Rossi for George West in 1907
Leased and sold to Avano Frediani in 1917,
as a hotel and tavern business, and
continuously operated by the
Frediani family for 81 years.
was completed in 1997.
Special . . . — — Map (db m143777) HM|