In Mineral Wells situated around 50 miles west of Fort Worth, a solitary building tower over the little town. The 14-story Baker HOTEL was at one time the delegated eminence of the small town, which hosts to the rich and the well known and anybody planning to profit by the nearby mending waters.
Despite the fact that the lodging opened weeks after money markets crash of 1929, it really underwent a lot of business through the ’30s and truly flourished in the ’40s, when an army installation opened close to the inn. Helen Keller, Clark Gable, Judy Garland, and even the notorious Bonnie and Clyde are said to have stayed at the Hotel in its prime. In those days, this 450-room Hotel was the stature of extravagance. There was a fancy spa, magnificent ballrooms, a bowling alley, gymnasium, and the first hotel swimming pool in the state of Texas.