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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hilary Baker House

 
 
Hilary Baker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Hilary Baker House Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1813 by Hilary Baker, uncle of Union spy Elizabeth Van Lew, whose parents were married in this house. It was acquired in 1957 by Historic Richmond Foundation and presented to the Association for the Presentation of Virginia Antiquities by whom it was restored.
 
Erected by The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 31.91′ N, 77° 25.266′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on East Grace Street just east of North 23rd Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2302 E Grace St, Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ann Carrington House (a few steps from this marker); 205 North 23rd Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Elizabeth Bowser (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Van Lew (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams-Van Lew House
Hilary Baker House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
2. Hilary Baker House
(within shouting distance of this marker); 2307 E. Broad Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2204 E. Grace Street (about 300 feet away); 2215 E. Broad Street (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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