Trivia

What’s with the olive trees?


What’s with the olive trees?

Have you ever noticed the olive trees dotting the stretches of grapevines in Calaveras County’s wine country? What’s their story? Do they benefit the vineyard soil? Are they used in the winemaking process? …Are they just pretty? What’s with the olive trees?

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The History of Murphys


The History of Murphys

Murphys is now home to some 2200 people and, in the last century, has become a community in which arts, craft and culture are key. From local art exhibits to beautifully crafted fine wines, from passionate theatre groups to incredible musicians, Murphys is a thriving, forward-thinking community that still never forgets its beginnings.

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Haunted Murphys: Every Town Has its Tales


Haunted Murphys:  Every Town Has its Tales

It’s Halloween, the spookiest holiday on the calendar, and Murphys is abuzz with costumed citizens, buckets of candy at the ready, music spilling from the shops and restaurants, and unearthly tall tales and legends creeping up in conversation… After all, every town has its ghost stories. Murphys has a rich history, so it’s no wonder that the vibrant little town has its own spine-tingling tales.

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