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The Contra Costa County Historical Society has moved from its Main Street location to 724 Escobar Street in Martinez, Calif. on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 where president John Burgh and executive director Priscilla Couden see what bins still needs to be unpacked in the photo room. Photos, superior court records, maps and historic records are included in the 5,000 square feet of archival materials moved. A team of 30 volunteers are helping with organizing the new space according to Couden. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Staff)

The Contra Costa County Historical Society in Martinez has moved from its Main Street location to 724 Escobar St. Society president John Burgh and executive director Priscilla Couden, above, look over bins that still need to be unpacked. Photographs, superior court records, maps and historic records are included in the 5,000 square feet of archival materials spanning 162 years that were moved by Waters Moving and Storage Company and a team of volunteers helping with organizing the new space, according to Couden. Some of the official court records, right, date back to the mid-1800s. For more pictures and information about the society's move, see the "Good Neighbors" column on Page 3.

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