Marker location: 722 Jackson St., Columbus
Marker erected: 1973
Marker Text: BEN MARSHALL BAKER
(1837-1907) Influential owner-editor of "Colorado Citizens," whch he and brothers, Hicks and James, founded in 1857. All joined Confederate Army in Civil War; Hicks was killed. In ill Health, James moved away. Ben published "Citizens," 1873-1907. This was his home. Widow Virginia (Cunningham) lived here until 1916.
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