Details for Twin Oaks (Atlas Number 5193005582)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5193005582


Marker Number 5582
Atlas Number 5193005582
Marker Title Twin Oaks
Index Entry Twin Oaks
City Hamilton
County Hamilton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 583250
UTM Northing 3506811
Subject Codes lumber topics; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location end of Baker Street at Campbell Lane (in front of house), Hamilton 222 Baker Street (off US 281), Hamilton
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Named for historic trees. Built 1904 by Dr. Chas. C. Baker (1872-1942), city's first resident dentist, descendant of the Beemans, one of Dallas' founding families; graduate, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Republican state executive committeeman for 26 years. Dr. Baker built "Twin Oaks" with ball-and billiard rooms unique in Hamilton. At death of widow, Alma Nicholson Baker, 1958, the home was sold to Andrew Campbell. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968