Murphys in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Occupied, circa 58, by Meyer & Friedlander, General Merchandise. Later Fred Sackett ran a saloon here. Bill Herbert earnestly tried his best to shoot Sackett here in a gambling argument.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 38° 8.268′ N, 120° 27.906′ W. Marker is in Murphys, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker and site are located next to the Peter L. Traver Building (see nearby marker for information). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Main 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. Peter L. Traver Building (here, next to this marker); Murphys Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Old Sperry Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Jones Apothecary – Cheap Cash Store (a few steps from this marker); Maj. James D. SavageJohn Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); E Clampus Vitus (within shouting distance of this marker); William Gordon Huff (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphys.
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