“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 (11) Blount County, AL (19) Cullman County, AL (47) Fayette County, AL (4) Jefferson County, AL (365) Marion County, AL (13) Tuscaloosa County, AL (163) Winston County, AL (29)  WalkerCounty(11) Walker County (11)  BlountCounty(19) Blount County (19)  CullmanCounty(47) Cullman County (47)  FayetteCounty(4) Fayette County (4)  JeffersonCounty(365) Jefferson County (365)  MarionCounty(13) Marion County (13)  TuscaloosaCounty(163) Tuscaloosa County (163)  WinstonCounty(29) Winston County (29)
Jasper is the county seat for Walker County
Adjacent to Walker County, Alabama
      Blount County (19)  
      Cullman County (47)  
      Fayette County (4)  
      Jefferson County (365)  
      Marion County (13)  
      Tuscaloosa County (163)  
      Winston County (29)  
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1 Alabama, Walker County, Cordova — City Of Cordova
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
2 Alabama, Walker County, Empire — Black Warrior Town / The Escape
Black Warrior Town Black Warrior Town was one of the northernmost settlements of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. The town center was situated on the eastern side of the confluence of the Sipsey and Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River. Located . . . Map (db m216160) HM
3 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Carl Atwood ElliottCongressman, Lawyer, Historian
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
4 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Confederate Monument
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
5 Alabama, 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 —
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
6 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Memorial Park
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
7 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — Walker County
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
8 Alabama, 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
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9 Alabama, Walker County, Jasper — William Brockman Bankhead Home1874-1940 — Speaker of the United States House of Representatives —
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
10 Alabama, Walker County, Oakman — Tubbs Cemetery
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
11 Alabama, Walker County, Sipsey — Town of Sipsey
The Town of Sipsey was founded in 1912 by Milton H. and Rose Fies and the Maryland Coal and Coke Co. (later named the DeBardeleben Coal Co). The village was built as a showplace of a mining village in the South. It consisted of a large . . . Map (db m216152) HM
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Jun. 2, 2023