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William Walker - Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LSUMonica
N 36° 09.754 W 086° 46.680
16S E 519967 N 4002002
Quick Description: Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County marker no. 35 - William Walker
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2006 9:25:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM8NX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member LSUMonica
Views: 93

Long Description:
William Walker
"Grey-eyed Man of Destiny"

Born May 8, 1824, Walker moved to this site from 6th Ave. N. in 1840. In early life he was doctor, lawyer, and journalist. He invaded Mexico in 1853 with 46 men and proclaimed himself Pres., Republic of Lower California. Led force into Nicaragua in 1855; was elected its Pres. in 1856. In attempt to wage war on Honduras was captured and executed Sept. 13, 1860.

Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
no. 35 Erected 1970

Marker reads the same on both sides.

Other Information:

William Walker information on Wikipedia

Marker Name: William Walker "Grey-eyed Man of Destiny"

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 35

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County


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