Frank Murphy Birthplace

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Frank Murphy Birthplace
Frank Murphy Birthplace is located in Michigan
Frank Murphy Birthplace
Frank Murphy Birthplace is located in the US
Frank Murphy Birthplace
Location 142 S. Huron St.
Harbor Beach, Michigan
Coordinates 43°50′33″N 82°39′5″W / 43.84250°N 82.65139°W / 43.84250; -82.65139Coordinates: 43°50′33″N 82°39′5″W / 43.84250°N 82.65139°W / 43.84250; -82.65139
Area less than one acre
NRHP Reference # 71000394[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 22, 1971
Designated MSHS February 17, 1967

The Frank Murphy Birthplace, located at 142 S. Huron St. in Harbor Beach, Michigan, is the birthplace of U.S. Supreme Court justice and Michigan governor Frank Murphy. The house is a 1 ½-story frame building with clapboard siding and a gable roof. A side wing to the house was used as a law office by John F. Murphy, Frank's father. Frank Murphy was born in the home on April 13, 1890.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1971.[1] The City of Harbor Beach operates the Frank Murphy Memorial Museum in the home.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Murphy, Frank, Birthplace". Historic Sites Online. Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Frank Murphy Museum". City of Harbor Beach. Retrieved November 19, 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Museums - City of Harbor Beach Parks and Recreation