“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walker County, Alabama

Clickable Map of Walker County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Walker County, AL (9) Blount County, AL (19) Cullman County, AL (48) Fayette County, AL (4) Jefferson County, AL (342) Marion County, AL (13) Tuscaloosa County, AL (130) Winston County, AL (27)  WalkerCounty(9) Walker County (9)  BlountCounty(19) Blount County (19)  CullmanCounty(48) Cullman County (48)  FayetteCounty(4) Fayette County (4)  JeffersonCounty(342) Jefferson County (342)  MarionCounty(13) Marion County (13)  TuscaloosaCounty(130) Tuscaloosa County (130)  WinstonCounty(27) Winston County (27)
Jasper is the county seat for Walker County
Adjacent to Walker County, Alabama
      Blount County (19)  
      Cullman County (48)  
      Fayette County (4)  
      Jefferson County (342)  
      Marion County (13)  
      Tuscaloosa County (130)  
      Winston County (27)  
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1Alabama, Walker County, Cordova — City Of Cordova
On Mill Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Mill Street.
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
2Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Carl Atwood ElliottCongressman, Lawyer, Historian
On 17th Street at Birmingham Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 17th Street.
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
3Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Confederate Monument
On 19th Street at 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 19th Street.
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
4Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — First United Methodist Church Jasper / President Franklin Delano RooseveltAttends Funeral of William Brockman Bankhead — Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives —
On Third Avenue.
First United Methodist Church Jasper 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 . . . Map (db m29981) HM
5Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Memorial Park
On 6th Street West west of 10th Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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
6Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Walker County
On 3rd Avenue S..
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, 1819~1823Map (db m29982) HM
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7Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Walker County War Memorial
To those who gave their life so freely that we may live today and tomorrow WW I Adams, Halbert ∙ Adamson, Henry ∙ Bagwell, Tom ∙ Banks, William ∙ Beck, Claude ∙ Beck, Edward ∙ Bell, George ∙ . . . Map (db m53843) WM
8Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — William Brockman Bankhead Home1874-1940 — Speaker of the United States House of Representatives —
On Seventh Street.
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
9Alabama, Walker County, Oakman — Tubbs Cemetery
On Blackwood Road south of Kings Mill Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
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Jan. 30, 2023