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Martinez in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Captain Joseph R. Walker

 
 
Captain Joseph R. Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2016
1. Captain Joseph R. Walker Marker
Inscription. This monument erected in honor of his contributions as a soldier, mountain man, and explorer who through his efforts and those of his breed such as Jim Bridger, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Jedediah Smith, helped explore and open the way to the West. There are many areas through the West that bear the Walker name due to his efforts. Capt. Walker is buried in this cemetery.
 
Erected 1988 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 1.08′ N, 122° 8.7′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from Carquinez Scenic Drive near Talbart Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Carquinez Scenic Drive, Martinez CA 94553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Rankin (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Hook Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez (within shouting distance of this
Captain Joseph R. Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2016
2. Captain Joseph R. Walker Marker
The marker is on the right.
marker); Capt. Joseph R. Walker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); God's Acre (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named James Rankin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Anti-Aircraft W.W. II Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Martinez.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Alhambra Cemetery. Pick up a key at the Martinez Police Department.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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