#0466 The Peter L. Traver Building


#0466 The Peter L. Traver Building

Site information:

470 Main St, Murphys


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Peter L. Traver Building

Constructed by Peter L. Traver in 1856. Oldest stone building in Murphys. Iron shutters and sand on the roof protected it from fires of 1859, 1874, and 1893. It served as general store, a Wells Fargo office, and later, garage.

Monument erected by Chispa Parlor No. 139 of NSGW and Ruby Parlor No. 46 of NDGW. Dedicated July 19, 1953.

Registered 8/30/1950