Baker House

Baker House

Henry W. Baker (1833-1920) built this Italianate style house in 1875. Born in Richmond, New York, Baker had moved to this area while still a boy. As a young man, he worked as a photographer, a merchant, and a lumberman. At the age of forty-three, he helped found the Plymouth Iron Windmill Company, which in 1895 became the Daisy Manufacturing Company. The company, now best known for its BB guns, operated in Plymouth until 1958, when new owners moved it to Arkansas. Baker's descendants lived here until 1943.
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Registered Site L0874
Erected 1986

Location: 223 South Main St.
Plymouth, Wayne County

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Latitude: 42.3716534, Longitude: -83.4680029

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