Vincente Martinez Adobe
4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez
Jim Ferris
Additional Info : Rancho El Pinole, Martinez Adobe

VICENTE MARTINEZ ADOBE
IN 1849, VICENTE MARTINEZ BUILT A TWO-STORY ADOBE RANCH HOUSE ON HIS PORTION
OF THE RANCHO PINOLE. THIS LAND WAS INHERITED FROM HIS FATHER, DON IGNACIO
MARTINEZ, A SPANISH OFFICER WHO BECAME COMANDANTE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO
PRESIDIO AND LATER ALCALDE OF SAN FRANCISCO. IN 1966 THE NATIONAL PARK
SERVICE ACQUIRED THE ADOBE AND IT IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

CALIFORNIA REGISTERED HISTORICAL LANDMARK NO. 511

PLAQUE PLACED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION IN
COOPERATION WITH THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, JOAQUIN MURRIETA
CHAPTER NO. 13, E CLAMPUS VITUS, AND IN HONOR OF LOUIS L. STEIN, JR.

JULY 23, 1983

PLAQUE REMOUNTED
BY
JOAQUIN MURRIETA NO.13
E CLAMPUS VITUS
APRIL 2, 1983