The Murphy Farm

The Murphy Farm (HM8LA)

Location: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 18.466', W 77° 45.715'

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Established 1869
Alexander Murphy 1840-1931
Mollie M. Murphy 1869-1945

Mary Murphy 1834-1908
William J. Murphy 1872-1931

Historical events on the Farm:

Battle of Harpers Ferry
September 13-15, 1862

General Philip Sheridan's Fortification
August 1864 to April 1865

Site of John Brown Fort

Pilgrimage of the
Colored Women's League of Washington, D.C.
July 1896

The Second Niagara Movement
John Brown Day
Pilgrimage to John Brown's Fort
August 17, 1906

In memory of Alexander and Mary Murphy, who were
instrumental in the preservation of John Brown's Fort, and to
each generation of their descendents, who have recognized
the importance of conserving Murphy Farm.

Successive generations of the Murphy family have
welcomed citizens from across the nation to the farm to
reflect upon the historical events that have figured so
prominently in our nation's history
HM NumberHM8LA
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 261861 N 4354568
Decimal Degrees39.30776667, -77.76191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.466', W 77° 45.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 27.96" N, 77° 45' 42.90" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123 Murphy Rd, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, US
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