National Register of Historic Places in Contra Costa County
A plaque in front of the building reads:
Old Town Martinez Home of Historic Interest
Originally located at 40 Escobar, this luxurious mansion was built for Capt. Tuckers family, a sea captain turned successful wheat grower. Home was moved here in the 1920s by City Postmaster Franklin Glass & is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Some historic adobes buildings in California:
It's not just that the people of the American West are restless, the buildings themselves sometimes pack up and move when - for one reason or another - the neighborhood no longer suits them or the neighbors no longer want them.
And when buildings remain in place, they are often searching for their identities.
Phelps House (Moved Twice), San Francisco
Rengstorff House, Mountain View
Roper House, Ashland, Oregon
St. James Catholic Church, Georgetown
Tubbs Cordage Company Office Building, San Francisco
Tucker House, Martinez