Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial
California State Historic Landmark 382
#382 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 as Bakersfield. This civic center is his dream come true. His
motto - "Time will justify a man who means to do right."
City Hall, SW corner of Truxtun and Chester Aves, Bakersfield.
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