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Austin hotelier Trigger to lead restoration of Mineral Wells' famous Baker Hotel

Through My Lens: The Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, TX

The Baker Hotel opened in Mineral Wells, TX in 1927 in response to the growing popularity of the town’s mineral water. It became an iconic destination for travelers, with the likes of Judy Ga…

The Baker Hotel. Mineral Wells, Texas. The Baker Hotel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Photo by Andy New.

The Baker Hotel. The Baker Hotel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in Photo by Andy New.

The back drive of Mineral Wells, Texas' Baker Hotel, abandoned since 1963.

The back drive of Mineral Wells, Texas' Baker Hotel, abandoned since

The Baker Hotel opened in Mineral Wells, TX in 1927 in response to the growing popularity of the town’s mineral water. It became an iconic destination for travelers, with the likes of Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Bonnie and Clyde, and various other notables visiting. Earl Baker closed the hotel in 1972, on his 70th birthday, and it has been abandoned ever since.

The Baker Hotel opened in Mineral Wells, TX in 1927 in response to the growing…

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, TX.  July 24, 2013

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, TX. July 24, 2013

The lobby of the abandoned Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. I so loved going to this place when I was a child and seeing all the ladies in their best dresses

The lobby of the abandoned Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. Looks like there might be some preservation going on since the lights work.

The Lamar Bath House was part of a complex of buildings, the last of which was next door to the current First Methodist Church on NE 1st Street. I. Page 59 of A.F. Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells" defines the Lamar property as consisting of several buildings in the same vicinity. The current Baker Hotel, at the corner of Hubbard and NE 1st Street, replaced all the Lamar buildings along with a couple of other businesses.

The Lamar Bath House was part of a complex of buildings, the last of which was next door to the current First Methodist Church on NE 1st Street. I. Page 59 of A.F. Weaver's "Time Was in Mineral Wells" defines the Lamar property as consisting of several buildings in the same vicinity. The current Baker Hotel, at the corner of Hubbard and NE 1st Street, replaced all the Lamar buildings along with a couple of other businesses.

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