Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Calhoun Walker
(1862 - 1953)
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number NW-11.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
Location. 37° 24.772′ N, 76° 31.326′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker is at the intersection of Business US 17 and Calhoun Street, on the left when traveling south on Business US 17. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Restoration of the Edge Hill Service Station (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Trust Your Car to the Man Who Wears the Star" (about 500 feet away); Welcome to the Edge Hill Service Station (about 500 feet away); Traveling Gloucester (about 500 feet away); Texaco Gas Pumps, c. 1930s (about 500 feet away); People & Personalities of Edge Hill (about 500 feet away); Gloucester Downtown Historic District (about 500 feet away); History of the Edge Hill Intersection (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Also see . . . The Thomas Calhoun Walker House. (Submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.