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Jasper in Walker County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Walker County

 
 
Walker County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Walker County Marker
Inscription. Created December 26, 1823 Named for John W. Walker of Madison County, Alabama Chairman, State Constitutional Convention, July 5, 1819 Alabama's first United States Senator, 1819~1823
 
Erected 1973 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 49.965′ N, 87° 16.648′ W. Marker is in Jasper, Alabama, in Walker County. Marker is on 3rd Avenue S.. Click for map. Located on grounds of Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 3rd Avenue S., Jasper AL 35501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walker County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church Jasper/President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Brockman Bankhead Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); City Of Cordova (approx. 7.5 miles away); Bethel School (approx. 14.2 miles away); Piney Ridge School (approx. 14.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jasper.
 
Also see . . .
1. Walker, John Williams (1783-1823). Senate Years of Service: 1819-1822 Party: Democratic Republican (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
Walker County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Walker County Marker
 

2. Encyclopedia of Alabama. John Williams Walker was born on April 12, 1783. His family was of Scots-Irish origin, and his paternal grandfather, William Walker, migrated to Maryland in 1740 and moved to North Carolina's Bertie District in 1743. (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Walker County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
3. Walker County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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