Colonel Baker's Field An American Pioneer Story

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9781892622501: Colonel Baker's Field An American Pioneer Story

During America's Great Migration, pioneers settled the West - lured by dreams of riches and new opportunities. Colonel Thomas Baker, the namesake of Bakersfield, California, is an intriguing, yet unfamiliar, pioneer of the 1800s. Colonel Baker's Field takes you back and forth between the 19th and 20th centuries as you discover the lives lived by both Colonel Baker and his great-great-grandson, Chris Brewer. Read about Colonel Baker's journey across the United States and how he makes his mark in history as well as Chris Brewer's quest to learn his family's history. Rare Baker family-lore is merged with historical research to recount an incredible time in our country's history when pioneers reached beyond the impossible to achieve their dreams. Colonel Baker's Field demonstrates that fact is often as amazing as fiction and that our past - our unique history - builds the foundation for family character and the culture of our communities.

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ISBN 10: 1892622505 ISBN 13: 9781892622501
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