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Near Hazel Green in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Williams Walker (1783-1823)

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
1. John Williams Walker (1783-1823) Marker
Inscription.  
Near here lived
John Williams Walker (1783-1823)
President of Alabama's First
Constitutional Convention 1819
and Alabama's first U.S. Senator
1819-1822. Walker County in northwest
Alabama, created 1823, was named in
his honor. Four of his sons,
Percy Walker, John James Walker,
LeRoy Pope Walker, and Richard
Wilde Walker, were prominent in
Alabama politics.

 
Erected 1966 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 34° 53.332′ N, 86° 34.194′ W. Marker is near Hazel Green, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on U.S. 231/431 one mile south of Grimwood Road (County Road 100), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12883 US 231/431 North, Hazel Green AL 35750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site of Enon Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Early Settlers Cemetery (approx. 2.9
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
2. John Williams Walker (1783-1823) Marker
miles away); Site of Quick Airplane (approx. 4.2 miles away); Buckhorn Tavern / Buckhorn Tavern Skirmish (approx. 6.7 miles away); Madison County Poorhouse Farm Site and Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Site of Bell Factory (approx. 7 miles away); Initial Survey Point (approx. 7 miles away); Tennessee / Alabama (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Williams Walker. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry. (Submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
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U.S. Senate Historical Office
3. John Williams Walker (1783-1823)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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