Martinez Historical Society
Walking Tour of Martinez
736 Main Street
Sarah Rankin, ranch wife, mother of 8 and entrepreneur. Wife of James Rankin, Contra Costa Sheriff from 1885 to 1889.
Martinez Historical Society Plaque #5 Reads: Built in 1905 by Mrs. James Rankin after fire destroyed two city blocks. Palm Garden Grill, W.G. Reed - Confectioner Stationer, E Pasch - Haberdasher, A. B. Wilson Jeweler & Optician.