Murphys in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Murphys Grammar School
Erected 1968 by Murphys Parents Club.
Location. 38° 8.167′ N, 120° 27.468′ W. Marker is in Murphys, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Jones Street 0.1 miles west of Hwy 4 (California Route 4), on the left when traveling west. Turning off of Highway 4 onto Jones Street, the marker is on the bank on the left, just before the Buena Vista Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Jones Street, Murphys CA 95247, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buena Vista Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Dunbar House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Valente Building Joseph Schachten (approx. 0.2 miles away); Murphys (approx. ¼ mile away); Murphy Brothers (approx. ¼ mile away); Stangetti – Solari – Cademartori Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Albert A. Michelson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphys.
Also see . . . Murphys Grammar School. Murphys Grammar School holds the distinction of being California’s oldest school building in continuous use as a school. (Submitted on June 18, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
1. Date Discrepancy
The sharp eyed reader may notice a discrepancy in the date this school was founded. The plaque and other references all state 1860 but the sign above the entrance to the school says 1850. I'm not certain which is correct.
— Submitted June 19, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.