Historic Sign Marker Information

If you want to apply for a historic yard sign, check where you live in the Murphysburg National Historic District.  If you are in the first overlay in the local landmark status ( red arrow ) our application is HERE    If  you are in the second overlay in the National...
BECKHAM-RICHARDSON HOUSE

BECKHAM-RICHARDSON HOUSE

603 North Pearl Avenue North Heights Neighborhood Original owner, history, and date of construction research is ongoing. Most of the area now referred to as North Heights was owned and mined by the Granby Mining Company during the 1870s and 1880s.  The mining company...
4TH STREET LOFTS – R&S CHEVROLET BUILDING

4TH STREET LOFTS – R&S CHEVROLET BUILDING

214 East Fourth Street  |  Apartment #1A | Ground Floor Late 19th – Early 20th Century Revival Style  |  circa 1909  The Century Auto Company built this structure around 1909.  In 1926 it became R & S Motors owned by Bill Robertson and Winston Spurgeon. In...
JOHN A. COTTON HOUSE

JOHN A. COTTON HOUSE

602 North Wall Avenue circa 1918 |  North Heights Neighborhood  Research shows that the home was at one point owned by John Cotton who’s wife Mabel also lived in the home for many years after his death or their separation.  The original owner, history, style, and date...
C. M. DeGraff Building  |  524 South Main Street  |  Circa 1900

C. M. DeGraff Building | 524 South Main Street | Circa 1900

EMPIRE BLOCK BUILDING Thomas R. Bellas, Architect Downtown Sunshine Lamp Historic District Charles DeGraff, a banking magnate, and his brother Oscar, both successful operators of the nearby Empire Mine, constructed this building as a real estate venture.  The building...