The Murphy School House District 14

The Murphy School House District 14 (HM22Z4)

Location: Murphy, ID 83650 Owyhee County
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N 43° 12.957', W 116° 33.064'

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District 14 was created in 1898 for the Guffy area. This was formerly part of District 9. District 14 encompassed the land between Walter's Ferry to the mouth of Sinker Creek and ran south (to) Diamond Basin. The original schoolhouse was built in 1911. The Guffy portion would become District 27 and in 1918 the Murphy Flat area became District 12. The Murphy schoolhouse is a one room classroom with a small coatroom that also served as a library. The building was move from the southwest edge of Murphy in 1935 to is current location. School District 14 lapsed in 1944 due to lack of students but became operational again in 1952 as part of District 1. The school was permanently closed in 1963 and at this time the school house was over to the Owyhee County Historical Society and became the first museum and library.
HM NumberHM22Z4
Year Placed2016
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Snake River Chapter No. 1811
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 536463 N 4784893
Decimal Degrees43.21595000, -116.55106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 12.957', W 116° 33.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 12' 57.42" N, 116° 33' 3.84" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17082 Basey St, Murphy ID 83650, US
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