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Walker Memorial Church

 
 
Walker Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 9, 2009
1. Walker Memorial Church Marker
Inscription. In 1818 before Alabama, Jefferson County, Elyton or Birmingham existed, The Elyton Methodist Church was established on Center Street. It was moved to 14 Second Avenue, and in 1909, to its present site. Renamed in 1910 for Corilla Porter Walker (1824-1908), a member, and dedicated May 14, 1944.
 
Erected 1948 by Birmingham Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 30.132′ N, 86° 50.304′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Tuscaloosa Avenue SW and 3rd Street SW, on the left when traveling east on Tuscaloosa Avenue SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wilson's Raiders (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Disabled American Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Smithfield (approx. 0.8 miles away); United Confederate Veterans (approx. one mile away); Birmingham - Southern College (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rickwood Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Rickwood Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Regarding Walker Memorial Church.
Walker Memorial Church & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 9, 2009
2. Walker Memorial Church & Marker
The Church is now home of the House of Restoration Church.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USChurches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Walker Memorial Church Sanctuary image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 9, 2009
3. Walker Memorial Church Sanctuary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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