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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walker County, Alabama
Adjacent to Walker County, Alabama
▶ Blount County (19) ▶ Cullman County (48) ▶ Fayette County (3) ▶ Jefferson County (205) ▶ Marion County (10) ▶ Tuscaloosa County (116) ▶ Winston County (13)
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Cordova, Alabama, located in Walker County on the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River, was founded in 1859 by Captain Benjamin McFarland Long. He named the town after one in Mexico where he served under Robert E. Lee during the Mexican War . . . — — Map (db m43145) HM|
|A lifelong champion of universal access to education, Carl Elliott
(1913-1999) served eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives
(1949-65), and ran for Governor of Alabama in 1966. Elliott's
Library Services Act of 1956 brought books to . . . — — Map (db m153252) HM|
|The Confederate Monument was erected on November 13, 1907 and dedicated May 2, 1908 by the Jasper Chapter No. 925 United Daughters of the Confederacy under the leadership of Elizabeth Cain Musgrove to honor the 1900 soldiers who served from Walker . . . — — Map (db m37222) HM|
|Side 1 Methodism came to Jasper with the city's founder, Dr. Edward Gordon Musgrove, who donated land for the courthouse and for most of downtown Jasper. In 1826, he and others constructed a building of large hewn logs that was used as both a . . . — — Map (db m29981) HM|
|Memorial Park is Jasper’s oldest and largest park located in the historic North Highlands area of the city. Prior to becoming known as the North Highlands area, it was part of a farm owned by an early Jasper businessman, J. R. Kilgore. Jasper, . . . — — Map (db m44326) HM|
|Created December 26, 1823
Named for John W. Walker
of Madison County, Alabama
Chairman, State Constitutional Convention, July 5, 1819
Alabama's first United States Senator, 1819~1823 — — Map (db m29982) HM|
| To those who gave their life so freely that we may live today and tomorrow
Adams, Halbert ∙ Adamson, Henry ∙ Bagwell, Tom ∙ Banks, William ∙ Beck, Claude ∙ Beck, Edward ∙ Bell, George ∙ . . . — — Map (db m53843) WM|
|William Brockman Bankhead served Alabama in the U.S. Congress from 1917 until 1940. For the last four years of his life, during Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency, he served as the 47th Speaker of the House. He was the son of U.S. Senator John . . . — — Map (db m29980) HM|
|South Carolina-born Daniel Tubbs (17 Feb. 1794 - 25 Mar 1882) enlisted in the War of 1812 and fought in the final battle at New Orleans. Honorably discharged in Nashville on 20 Apr. 1815, he and his wife. Matilda Sanders. settled on this site . . . — — Map (db m153242) HM|