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Joseph Baker

 
 
Joseph Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 18, 2007
1. Joseph Baker Marker
Inscription. Born in Maine 1804. Died in Austin, Texas July 11, 1846. One of the founders of “The Telegraph and Texas Register” at San Felipe de Austin, October 10, 1835. A soldier at San Jacinto. First Chief Justice of Bexar County, 1836. Member of the Congress of the Republic, 1837.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14153.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 16.535′ N, 97° 43.705′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Click for map. Located in Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oakwood Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Peter Henry Oberwetter (here, next to this marker); Col. Lewis Miles Hobbs Washington (here, next to this marker); Major William Martin “Buck” Walton (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Fontaine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swante Palm
Joseph Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, December 13, 2014
2. Joseph Baker Marker
(about 400 feet away); Johann Jacob Groos (about 400 feet away); Andrew Jackson Hamilton (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online - Joseph Baker. (Submitted on December 23, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. GovernmentMilitaryNotable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on , by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016.
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