Community of San Martin

Community of San Martin (HMC4J)

Location: San Martin, CA 95046 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.099', W 121° 36.637'

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Martin Murphy, A native of Ireland, and his large family came to California in 1844 and settled on the San Francisco de Las Llagas Grant, which was patented to Daniel Murphy, one of his sons. As a devout Roman Catholic, Martin Murphyfollowed the Spanish custom and named his settlement in honor of his patron Saint, St. Martin of Tours.The Murphy-Stevens-Township Wagon Train left Council Bluffs, Iowa, in May 1844. The trail that they made opened the emigranttrail for the Donner Party two years later and became the route of the Transcontinental Railroad through the Sierra mountains.

Dedicated June 11, 1983 by theCitizens of the Community of San Martin and Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850E Clampus Vitus
HM NumberHMC4J
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker NumberSCL-054
Year Placed1983
Placed ByCitizens of the Community of San Martin and Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 2:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 623487 N 4105202
Decimal Degrees37.08498333, -121.61061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.099', W 121° 36.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 5.94" N, 121° 36' 38.22" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 W San Martin Ave, San Martin CA 95046, US
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