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 32 residential real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 0 commercial real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 29 vacant land real estate listings for sale in Baker.
There are 61 total real estate listings for sale in Baker.

61 Real Estate Listings Found

Displaying 1 to 10

1.   908818
1588 Greenwood Road, Baker
1508 square feet, 3/2, 1982

2.   908782
1519 Kais Street, Baker
2190 square feet, 4/3, 2022

3.   908600
1827 Gainer Avenue, Baker
1214 square feet, 3/2, 2017

4.   908554
3.79 Acres Adam Thomas Lane, Baker

5.   908542
7068 Old River Road, Baker
1806 square feet, 3/2, 1958

6.   908120
12 Ac James Peaden Road, Baker

7.   908071
8088 Hwy 189 N, Baker
1338 square feet, 2/2, 1971

8.   908019
1719 Pickens Circle, Baker
1542 square feet, 3/2, 2022

9.   908001
898 Hwy C-180, Baker
1344 square feet, 3/2, 1999

10.   907920
1524 Mill Creek Drive, Baker
2257 square feet, 4/2, 2019

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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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