Rocklin History Museum

History buffs ride the Heritage Trail

Placer County museums opened their doors for free last weekend for the Heritage Trail, an annual tour of the area’s history stretching from Roseville to Tahoe organized by Pl ...

Rocklin's museum: There’s history behind those walls

The Rocklin History Museum is at 3895 Rocklin Road, at the corner of San Francisco Street. Dr. Henry Fletcher erected this building as his home and office in 1905, boom times for ...

Rocklin museum, chapel still in danger of sale

The city of Rocklin lost its first round in the effort to save the Rocklin History Museum and St. Mary’s Chapel from a state-mandated sale. However, the library on Granit ...

Letter to Editor: Thanks for your support for Heritage Trail

Thanks so much for helping us invite the community to our Heritage Trail Museum Tour. So many people rely on local newspapers for information about events such as this. In a time ...

Follow the Heritage Trail and learn Placer County's history

Eighteen museums, including Rocklin’s History Museum, will open their doors admission-free during the fifth annual Heritage Trail planned for Saturday and Sunday. The weekend tou ...

Church on the chopping block?

For the first time since the state abolished Rocklin’s Redevelopment Agency, Old St. Mary’s Chapel on historic Front Street may be on the chopping block. The 1883 building was ...

City, state in a financial showdown

When Gov. Jerry Brown signed a budget trailer bill last Friday, he gave the state additional power to force Rocklin to pay money once earmarked for redevelopment. The move has been ...

Letter to Editor: Thanks for great article

I wanted you to know how much your feature article on the Heritage Trail Days (Herald, Aug. 4) was appreciated. This is our fourth year for this event and our history museum has s ...

Century-old home houses Rocklin's history, memories

Rocklin’s History Museum will be open for touring during this weekend’s Heritage Trail event, which features 18 museums from Roseville to North Lake Tahoe. The museum is headq ...

Thank you for your visits, donations

School tours of the Rocklin Historical Museum have been offered by the Rocklin Historical Society for several years as a public service. This year, eight of the district’s elemen ...