#722:  Site of the Murder of Dr. John Marsh

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Across street from 4575 Pacheco Blvd, Martinez





State Plaque


From the Guidebook:

Dr. Marsh, who practiced medicine throughout the state from his home near Brentwood, purchased Rancho Meganos in 1837. On his way home from Martinez, he was murdered here by ruffians on September 24, 1856.

From the plaque:

Dr. John Marsh murdered here September 24, 1856.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Martinez Horsemen's Association, February 22, 1960.

©2009 David Schmitt