National Register of Historic Places in Contra Costa County

National Register #99001563: Tucker House in Martinez
10 November 2004
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National Register #99001563
Tucker House
AKA Franklin Glass Home
110 Escobar Street
Built 1877

A plaque in front of the building reads:

110 Escobar
Old Town Martinez Home of Historic Interest
Tucker Mansion

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.

Built 1877

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.

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