Murphys Hotel
Title:
Murphys Hotel
Murphys California (CA), Jumbo/Large Format unused


Main Street Looking East
Title:
Main Street Looking East
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused



Murphys Village
Title:
Murphys Village
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Murphys Village Rooms and apartments. Murphys California is one of the oldest towns in the historical Mother Lode Country. During the Gold Rush of '49 it was known as the "Queen of the Sierras."


Historic Buildings of 1850
Title:
Historic Buildings of 1850
Murphys California (CA), Real Photo unused



Street Scene
Title:
Street Scene
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Mike Roberts


Murphy's Hotel
Title:
Murphy's Hotel
Murphys California (CA), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
Most prominent of the old structures is the famous Murphys' Hotel. Built in 1855 by Sperry and Perry it was first known as Mitchlers' Hotel. Its old register includes such illustrious travelers as Mark Twain, US Grant, Henry Ward Beecher, Thomas Lipton, J Pierpont Morgan, Horatio Alger and many others



Peter L. Traver Building
Title:
Peter L. Traver Building
Murphys California (CA), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
constructed in 1856. Oldest stone building in Murphys. Iron shutters and sand roof. Used as Wells Fargo Office in 1859


Old Timers Museum
Title:
Old Timers Museum
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
It is located in the old Peter L. Traver Building (1856), the oldest stone building in Murphys, on the scenic Ebbetts Pass Highway 4



Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall
Title:
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall built in 1901. Sharon Lodge, No. 86, 1.0.0.f., was organized in Vallecito in 1859 and moved to Murphys in 1884. The Amicita Rebekah Lodge helped in financing the lodge hall


Main Street Looking East
Title:
Main Street Looking East
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Showing the Old Timers Museum on the left and the Murphys Hotel on the right. Murphys was founded in 1848 by John and Dan Murphy.



Murphys Hotel
Title:
Murphys Hotel
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Most prominent of the old structures is the famous Murphy's Hotel. Built in 1855 by Sperry and Perry it was first known as Mitchlers' Hotel. Its old register includes such illustrious travelers as Mark Twain, US Grant, Henry Ward Beecher, Thomas Lipton, J. Pierpont Morgan, Horation Alger and many others. Bob Ball


Murphys Grammar School
Title:
Murphys Grammar School
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1860, 2nd oldest continuously used school building in California. The two rooms cost $4,000. the most famous pupil is Dr. Albert Michelson, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics



St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Title:
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1858, under the leadership of Father Motter, "the Church Builder of Calaveras County."


First Congregational Church
Title:
First Congregational Church
Murphys California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1895, under the leadership of Reverend M. J. Luark at a total cost of $1600.00. The building was dedicated on December 13, 1897





Total: 14 Items