“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Roseville, California Historical Markers

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By Syd Whittle, October 21, 2010
Bank of Italy Building Marker
California (Placer County), Roseville — Bank of Italy Building
Original site of Clark Home 1886 – 1907 Site of Roseville Banking & Trust Co. 1907 -1920 Acquired by Bank of Italy 1920 Present building constructed For Bank of America 1927 Occupied until 1966 Roseville Press Tribune . . . — Map (db m37168) HM
California (Placer County), Roseville — Benito Juarez1807 - 1872
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Chicago West Building
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Eagles Hall
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — 4 — Lest We Forget
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Maidu Interpretive Center
Petroglyph Area “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
California (Placer County), Roseville — McRae BuildingBuilt 1908
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Onyx Club
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Railroad Hobbies Building119 Vernon Street
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — 780-1 — RosevilleFirst Transcontinental Railroad
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Roseville - Placer County Vietnam Memorial
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — 1 — Roseville Carnegie Library
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Roseville Korean War Veterans Memorial
[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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Roseville V.F.W. Post 1661 Veterans Memorial
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Roseville Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the service men and women who paid the supreme sacrifice in the wars of The U.S.A. — Map (db m37144) HM
California (Placer County), Roseville — 3 — Roseville’s First City Hall
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
California (Placer County), Roseville — Southern Pacific Railroad No. 2252 Steam Locomotive
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

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