Located in Wevertown, New York T.C. Murphy Lumber Company has been an important part of the Adirondack community, serving homeowners and contractors alike since 1915. Over time the company has steadily grown and expanded its offerings to better assist the community. Today T.C. Murphy has a unique product mix that can be of service to practically everyone. We have lumber and building materials, hardware, paint, lawn and garden supplies, hand and power tools, rental equipment, plumbing, electrical, masonry and others services that will help assist you with your home. If you have not stopped recently please do. We promise you will have a pleasant experience!
In the early 1800’s the business of tanning hides to make leather from hemlock bark was flourishing in the northeastern states. By the 1830’s hides were brought into New York harbor from the west and from south America, thence up the Hudson River on barges to the Champlain Canal and the Feeder Canal to Glens Falls, the hides were then hauled to Wevertown by horses. Sometime after the tannery closed, Philip Moston came into the picture. He apparently purchased the tannery and store at this time, as he started building the new stone dam in August 1888. He also started to frame the Saw Mill in September of the same year. He used timbers from the tannery to make the frame. On January 26, 1889, he sawed the first log. Read More
The Saw Mill (Hydroplant) today