Colonel Thomas Baker
Chris Brewer, great-great-grandson of Colonel Thomas Baker, talked about the life of the Colonel, the family’s legacy in Bakersfield… read more
Chris Brewer, great-great-grandson of Colonel Thomas Baker, talked about the life of the Colonel, the family’s legacy in Bakersfield and how the city selected its name. Colonel Thomas Baker, founder of Bakersfield, was attracted to the area by the prospect of developing land.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Chris Brewer Curator Exeter Historical Museum
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