Parker County Today October 2017 - Page 49

in the road” home. These days Baker Cemetery on Baker Road is the main reminder of a frontier community that gave as good as it got on the ragged edge of nowhere, out away from the safety of towns and strength in numbers. What stories the rocks could tell … . Sources: • “Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas,” by Henry Smythe, L.C. Lavat, 1877. • Handbook of Texas Online • parkerchc.org • other Internet sources McCrory Mitchell & Mitchell & Associates GENERAL CONTRACTOR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 817.599.6815 817.599.6800 1110 E Bankhead Dr • Weatherford, Texas 76086 47