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The Murphy House is a historic residence in Montgomery, Alabama. It was built in 1851 for John H. Murphy, a cotton merchant from Virginia and the first Montgomery Water Works Company director. He designed the house in the Greek Revival style and it became his family?s residence when they moved to the city.

The Murphy House is significant for its various roles during the entire course of the second half of the 1800s. Aside from its relation to Murphy, it also served as the Union Provost Marshal headquarters during the Civil War, as well as welcomed noted visitors like Jefferson Davis and William Lowndes Yancey at the same time.

The Murphy House is now owned y the Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
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