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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.

Acting Superintendent's Office, Yosemite
Alford-Nielson House, Ferndale
Alpine Hotel, Markleeville
Ashland Depot Hotel, Ashland, Oregon
Bagby Stationhouse, El Portal

Bayview Hotel, Aptos
Carter House, Ashland, Oregon
Christian Church, Gilroy
Colfax Freight Depot (Moved Twice), Colfax
Commodore Watkins House, Atherton

Croll Building, Alameda
Errea House, Tehachapi
Galarneaux House, Sacramento
Hostess House, Palo Alto
Hodgdon Homestead Cabin, Yosemite

House at 2214 Clay Street, San Francisco
Hutton House, Saratoga
Independence Hall, Woodside
Jorgensen Studio, Yosemite
Lathrop House, Redwood City

LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite
Little Church on the Hill, Oakhurst
Mansion House Hotel, Watsonville
McCredie House, Central Point, Oregon
Methodist Episcopal Church, Placerville

Migliavacca Mansion, Napa
Moab Cabin, Moab, Utah
Mt. Buckingham School, Darrah
Nevada-California-Oregon Railway Depot, Alturas
Old Log Jail (Moved Twice), Markleeville

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
Twenty Mile House, Cromberg
Wood House, Modesto
Yosemite Transportation Company
Yosemite Valley Chapel

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