The Baker Block Museum, before a mural was painted over it, on its eastern wall. The Baker Block Museum with its local prisoner-painted mural on the western wall.

The Blackwater River flows through Baker, Florida.

One entrance to the Blackwater River State Forest in Baker, Florida.

This map shows areas of interest on the Blackwater River in Baker, Florida.

There are 49 residential real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 6 commercial real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 38 vacant land real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 93 total real estate listings for sale in Baker.

102 Real Estate Listings Found

Displaying 41 to 50

41.   818658
5772 Highway 4 Highway, Baker
1663 square feet, 3/1, 1946

42.   818628
5371 Hilton Road N, Baker
1751 square feet, 2/3, 1988

43.   818624
5371 Hilton Road N, Baker
1751 square feet, 2/3, 1988

44.   818617
7058 Old River Road, Baker

45.   818582
5404 Hilton Road N, Baker
1152 square feet, 3/2, 1993

46.   818518
Lot 4 Hidden Springs Dr, Baker

47.   818316
1546 Kais Street, Baker
1950 square feet, 4/2, 2012

48.   818088
28.43 Ac Al Gillman Road, Baker

49.   817522
6337/6299 Sherman Kennedy Road, Baker
2336 square feet, 5/4, 2004

50.   817280
1621 Lena Street, Baker
3019 square feet, 4/3, 2016

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History of Baker

Baker began in 1907, established along a well-traveled trail extending from Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The town was named after the Reverend R. G. Baker, J. D. C. Newton's father-in-law; its previous name was Cobb. Early residents earned money as cattle raisers, sheep herders, loggers, and navy store traders who dealt mostly in turpentine and its associated goods.

Baker's growth led to the development of a bank, a pharmacy, a shop for ladies, a doctor's office, a general store, a post office, a hotel, a turpentine distillery, several cotton gins, and Shaw's Blueberry farm, the world's largest at the time.

Baker's Block Museum, refurbished from the general store mentioned above, opened in July of 1996 after a great deal of restoration. The original building was constructed in 1908, in an old pen used to house cattle waiting to be transported via railway for sale at market. Baker's historical association bought the property for restoration and use as a museum. The Baker Block Museum now displays local American Indian artifacts, as well as local historical items such as stills used to make turpentine.

The first photo above shows the eastern wall before Larry Demmers painted a wonderful mural over it. The second photo shows the building's western wall; local prisoners painted the scene which depicts plants and wildlife that lived in the nearby forest.

Baker Recreation

Local Attractions

Blackman Community Center
7590 Hwy 189 N
Blackman, FL


Baker Park
1450 Charlie Day Road
Baker, FL

Baker Recreation Area
5503 Hwy 4
Baker, FL

Yellow River Park
5100 Ellis Road
Baker, FL

Cotton Bridge Park
6301 Hwy 4 W
Baker, FL


Baker Block Museum
1307 Georgia Avenue
Baker, FL

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