St. Mary's Chapel

Rocklin history on tap for St. Mary’s lecture

The Central Pacific Railroad started Transcontinental Railroad construction eastward from Sacramento in 1863. By early 1864, crews had crossed the Sacramento Valley floor and in Ma ...

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 ...

Irish community key to Rocklin's early growth

By Gary Day Special to the Placer Herald The U.S. Census of 1860 shows Irish immigrants were the largest ethnic group of Rocklin’s first Euro-American settlers. According t ...

A new place to sit – St. Mary’s gets garden bench

The Golden Trail chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, held a dedication ceremony for a granite garden bench they donated to the Old St. Mary’s Chapel on Front Str ...