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

Walker, Louisiana

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Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 4, 2015
1. Walker, Louisiana Marker
Inscription.  Originally named Milton Old Field for Michael Milton who claimed land in 1853. Walker post office established in 1856. Named for Wm. E. Walker, MD, state legislator and organizer of Co. D 16th LA Inf., CSA. Town incorporated in 1909.
Erected by Town of Walker.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. 30° 29.271′ N, 90° 51.819′ W. Marker is in Walker, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Florida Boulevard (U.S. 190) and Aster Street, on the right when traveling east on Florida Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walker LA 70785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Denham Springs (approx. 5½ miles away); Denham Springs Historic Site (approx. 5.9 miles away); Hebron Baptist Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Denham Springs (approx. 5.9 miles away); Osgood Corner (approx. 6.2 miles
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September 4, 2015
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away); Livingston Parish (approx. 6.8 miles away); Watson (approx. 8.1 miles away); Indians Along Amite River (approx. 8.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2015. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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