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Roseville (Paperback)

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Long before white settlers arrived around 1849, the Maidu of Nisenan Indians, as they were sometimes called, were living in the vicinity of today's Roseville. Known for its gently rolling hills and beautiful old oak trees, the area had many new arrivals during the Gold Rush. Many came to try their luck, but some came looking for land, not gold, and so stayed here. By 1864, the first several miles of the Central Pacific Railroad reached Roseville (then known as Grider's), cementing its long-standing rail heritage. In 1909, the citizens voted to incorporate, and the sleepy little town became Placer County's largest city, with today's population surpassing 105,000. It is uncertain, but many agree Roseville is so called because of an abundance of wild roses in the region.

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Publisher Arcadia Pub
Mfg Part# 9780738570297
SKU 213831029
Format Paperback
ISBN10 073857029X
Release Date 4/1/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0127
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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