California Historic Landmarks

Site of the Murder of Dr. John Marsh

Site Information

Site (September 2002)
site photo
Landmark Number: 722
Location: Across from 4575 Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez, Contra Costa County
Marker Plaque: Official State Plaque

Description

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

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The offical state marker plaque.

 

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