Home of Martin Murphy, Jr.

Home of Martin Murphy, Jr. (HMK58)

Location: Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 22.926', W 122° 1.58'

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Martin Murphy, Jr. arrived in California with his family in 1844 in the first wagon train to cross the Sierra Nevada. The founder of Sunnyvale, he constructed here his house of pre-fabricated lumber brought around the Horn in 1849. Members of the Murphy family lived here continuously until 1953, when the property was acquired by the City of Sunnyvale.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 644
HM NumberHMK58
Marker Number644
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, City of Sunnyvale and The Sunnyvale Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 586198 N 4137706
Decimal Degrees37.38210000, -122.02633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.926', W 122° 1.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 55.56" N, 122° 1' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)408, 650, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255 N Sunnyvale Ave, Sunnyvale CA 94086, US
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