Historic Markers Across Tennessee

"Chief Jack" Walker

Marker ID: THC 2A 71
Location: 4345 Keith Street NW, at the intersection with Stuart Road, Cleveland, TN
County: Bradley
Coordinates: N 35° 11.994    W 084° 50.79
  35.1999    -84.8465
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM441T


Here stood the home of John Walker, Junior, known as “Chief Jack”. A grandson of Nancy Ward, he was prominent in the affairs of the Cherokee nation, belonging to the party advocating a voluntary treaty of removal of the Cherokees to the West. His murder b