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Woodstock in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Murphy House

 
 
Murphy House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2017
1. Murphy House Marker
Inscription.  
On this site once stood the home of the Murphy family, cited by a Civil War historian as "A house of beauty, graciousness and boundless hospitality...the home of all Confederates in need."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 52.91′ N, 78° 30.455′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of Dingledine Street and South Muhlenberg Street, on the right when traveling east on Dingledine Street. The marker is in the grass between Dingledine Street and a parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock VA 22664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieutenant Colonel A.S. "Sandie" Pendleton C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Lest We Forget (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Toms Brook (about 600 feet away); Strasburg (about 600 feet away); This Building of (about 600 feet away); Mount Jackson (about 600 feet away); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg
The marker is in the center. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Linda Walcroft, circa May 11, 2022
2. The marker is in the center.
In the background is a Methodist Church.
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(about 600 feet away); County of Shenandoah (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Regarding Murphy House. This marker is beside a monument for Lieutenant Colonel Sandie Pendleton, CSA, who died in the Murphy House after being wounded on September 22, 1864 following the Battle of Fisher's Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   2. submitted on May 11, 2022, by Linda Walcroft of Woodstock, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022