Caldwell's Illustrated Combination Historical Atlas of Washington Co., PA, 1876
L. F. Baker owned a farm in West Pike Township, and his land can be seen on the following township map.
Baker is also listed in the advertising directory portion of the atlas as the owner of 376 sheep, 279 acres, a farmer and "wool grower," born in PA and settled in the township in 1828. He received his mail at the East Bethlehem Post Office.
Lastly, an illustration of his farm appears in the atlas and is titled "Home Farm Residence of L. F. Baker, West Pike Run Tp. Breeder & Dealer in American & Spanish Merino Sheep."
Click here to see the index of the illustrations of farms included in Caldwell's Atlas. Keep in mind that none of the thousands of residents shown on the township or village maps have been indexed.
If you prefer not to purchase the high-quality images of the atlas on CD, images of many of its pages have been posted online at rootsweb although the quality makes some names difficult to read.
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