Fannie Baker Darden

woman and poet

Died aged c. 61

Family tree

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Texas Historical Marker #1170

Homesite of Fannie Baker Darden. (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. #1170

726 Walnut, Columbus, TX, United States where they lived