The Baker Cabin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 43° 01.777 W 111° 00.742
12T E 498992 N 4764103
Quick Description: This Historical Cabin and Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 89 between County Road 169 and Gravel Pit Road in Etna, Wyoming.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2012 10:52:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMFC64
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Baker Cabin

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.

Project Sponsors:
S. V. Historical Society, Camp Eliza - Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Etna Ward Church of Jesus Christ LDS and the Baker Family Descendants

Marker Name: The Baker Cabin

Marker Type: City

Group Responsible for Placement: Star Valley Historical Society; DUP - Camp Eliza; Etna LDS Ward; Baker Family Descendants

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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