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Coloma in Berrien County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Baker Park

 
 
Baker Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
1. Baker Park Marker
Inscription. Dr. William A. Baker, 19th century physician and teacher, a lifetime civic leader and community builder, purchased this land and presented it to Coloma in 1885 for a public park.
 
Location. 42° 11.196′ N, 86° 18.369′ W. Marker is in Coloma, Michigan, in Berrien County. Marker is at the intersection of North Paw Paw Street and East Center Street, on the right when traveling north on North Paw Paw Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Baker Park at the northeast corner of the intersection across from city hall. Marker is in this post office area: Coloma MI 49038, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton Harbor Fruit Market (approx. 7 miles away); The Fruit Belt (approx. 7 miles away); Covert Library (approx. 7.8 miles away); Covert World War II Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away); Israelite House of David / Mary's City of David (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Historic District of Mary's City of David (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Morton House (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Hogue House (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Baker Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
2. Baker Park Marker
Looking north on N. Paw Paw Street
Baker Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
3. Baker Park
Marker is located to the left next to the trash receptacle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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