Colonel Thomas Baker

Colonel Thomas Baker (HMGJC)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 22.383', W 119° 1.159'

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California Historical Landmark
Colonel Thomas Baker
Civil Engineer - Lawyer
Farmer - Soldier
1810 - 1872
In 1863 Colonel Baker came to this location. A friend to all travelers. His settlement became known at "Baker's Field." This civic center is his dream come true. His motto —
"Time will justify a man
who means to do right"

Dedicated
October 18, 1942
Kern County Historical Society, Bakersfield City Council, El Tejon Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., Bakersfied Parlor No.42 N.S.G.W., Kern County Board of Supervisors, Kern County Chamber of Commerce
Private Donations
State Registered Landmark No.382
Details
HM NumberHMGJC
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Marker Number382
Year Placed1942
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316561 N 3916285
Decimal Degrees35.37305000, -119.01931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 22.383', W 119° 1.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 22' 22.98" N, 119° 1' 9.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1501 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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