“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Little Walter

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May 20, 2018
1. Little Walter Marker
Walter Jacobs, "Little Walter", lived at this site. The Blues legend was born in Marksville, and learned to play harmonica while living in Alexandria. He played often with Muddy Waters and Jimmy Rogers in the 1950's, and heavily influenced Rock bands in the 1960's. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.
Erected by Boy Scouts of America Troop 32, Pollock, Louisiana.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
Location. 31° 17.6′ N, 92° 27.115′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Street and Warshauser Street, on the left when traveling south on Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria LA 71301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jewish Temple (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. James Episcopal Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Lee Street Riot of 1942 (approx. one mile away); Cook Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Huie Dellmon House
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Alexandria Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Arna Wendell Bontemps Home (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Guaranty Eagles (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
Little Walter Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2018
2. Little Walter Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2018.

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