Historic Markers Across Alabama

Thomas A. Walker 1811-1888

Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Pelham Road (State Highway 21) and 5th Street NE, Jacksonville, Alabama
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 49.272    W 085° 45.732
  33.8212    -85.7622
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMF52B


Prominent citizen of Jacksonville who served
Alabama as Brigadier General, State Militia;
member Legislature and Pres. of Senate;
Circuit Court Judge;
and Pres. Ala. and Tenn. Railroad

He owned extensive cotton plantations
and mining interests throughout the state

His home, "The Magnolias",
built in 1850, is an outstanding example
of Southern architecture

Erected 1963 by General John H. Forney Historical Society.

End of Thomas A. Walker 1811-1888