Baker City Hall

Baker City Hall (HM21ME)

Location: Baker City, OR 97814 Baker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 46.452', W 117° 49.872'

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Baker City Historic District

—Established 1874 —

Baker City, the "Queen City of the Inland Empire" at the turn of the century, needed a City Hall that reflected the town's eminence. The city fathers commissioned a bold and stately Renaissance Revival building. The structure is noted for its rusticated rock-faced volcanic tuff construction and handsome central entrance, crowned with clock and bell tower.
In the early days, the four-faced tower clock glowed bright red at the curfew hour to warn youngsters to hurry home. The clock is one of just two weight-driven tower clocks in Oregon.
HM NumberHM21ME
Placed ByHistoric Baker City, Inc
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Date Added Monday, September 11th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 434231 N 4958203
Decimal Degrees44.77420000, -117.83120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 46.452', W 117° 49.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 46' 27.12" N, 117° 49' 52.32" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1655 1st St, Baker City OR 97814, US
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