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Murphys in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Murphy Brothers

 
 
Murphy Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
1. Murphy Brothers Marker
Inscription.  The brothers John Murphy (1824-1892) and Daniel Murphy (1826-1882) reportedly pitched their trading tent near this site late in 1848.
 
Erected 1977 by Matuca Chapter, E.C.V.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 38° 8.259′ N, 120° 27.729′ W. Marker is in Murphys, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Main Street west of Big Trees Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 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. Murphys (within shouting distance of this marker); Stangetti – Solari – Cademartori Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert A. Michelson (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native Sons of the Golden West (about 500 feet away); Murphys' Oldest Wooden Home
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(about 600 feet away); Old Segale Building (about 600 feet away); The Murphys Pokey (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphys.
 
Murphy Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
2. Murphy Brothers Marker
Murphy Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
3. Murphy Brothers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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