Murphy House

Murphy House (HM25NW)

Location: Brookeville, MD 20833 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 10.833', W 77° 3.566'

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War of 1812 Bicentennial

—United States Capital for a Day —

Greenbury Murphy, Brookeville's first blacksmith, built this exceptionally fine Federal style house about 1807, financing its construction and that of a blacksmith shop with a mortgage from local merchant Caleb Bentley. The brick house, a hall-and-parlor plan, featured a fashionable doorway with transom and side-lights. In 1814 it belonged to Caleb Bentley and his nephew Joseph, who may have been living here at the time with his wife Anna Briggs Bentley. By 1815, the town's new blacksmith, John McCauley, purchased this property.
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HM NumberHM25NW
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Date Added Monday, February 26th, 2018 at 7:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322116 N 4338832
Decimal Degrees39.18055000, -77.05943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.833', W 77° 3.566'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 49.98" N, 77° 3' 33.96" W
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Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307 Market St, Brookeville MD 20833, US
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