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Name: Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial
Site Number: #382
Date Visited: 07/19/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 1599 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Coordinates35.3732786,-119.0194003
Website: N/A

Description: In 1863 Colonel Baker, friend to all travelers, came here to found ‘Bakers Field.’ His motto was, ‘Time will justify a man who means to do right.’ This civic center is his dream come true.