Colorado County Historical Markers

Homesite of Fannie Baker Darden

Marker location: 726 Walnut, Columbus

Marker erected: 1973

Marker Text:
(1829-1890) Known as "Poet Laureate of Columbus." Daughter of Texas War for Independence hero, Gen. Mosely Baker, and his wife Eliza; married attorney W. J. Darden, Jan 26, 1847; had two sons. Moved here, 1852. Taught art at Colorado College. Wrote for Columbus, Galveston, Houston, New Orleans newspaper.

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