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Etna in Lincoln County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Baker Cabin

 
 
The Baker Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
1. The Baker Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Oldest surviving house in Star Valley is this two room dwelling built in 1889 by Anna Eliza Baker and her 12 year old daughter May. The logs are hand-hewn on four sides and dovetailed at the corners. It was the first home in this area to have a shingled roof and wood floors. The Baker family; Alonzo, Anna Eliza and their 12 children were the first permanent residents on the east side of Salt River in the lower valley.
 
Erected by Star Valley Historical Society, Camp Eliza - Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Etna Ward Church of Jesus Christ LDS and the Baker Family Descendants.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 1.775′ N, 111° 0.748′ W. Marker is in Etna, Wyoming, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 89 near Etna-Forest County Road 112 (County Route 169), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107659 US Highway 89, Etna WY 83118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Historic Byway
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(approx. 3.9 miles away in Idaho); First Post Office (approx. 7˝ miles away); The Astorians (approx. 9.1 miles away); Tincup Creek (approx. 9.7 miles away in Idaho); Agriculture under the Stars (approx. 9.9 miles away); Wyoming's Wildlife (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
The Baker Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
2. The Baker Cabin Marker
The Baker Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
3. The Baker Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 310 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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