William Walker

William Walker (HMFYG)

Location: Nashville, TN 37201 Davidson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 9.752', W 86° 46.679'

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"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 a doctor, lawyer & journalist. He invaded Mexico in 1853 with 46 men & proclaimed himself Pres., Republic of Lower Calif. Led force into Nicaragua in 1855; was elected its Pres. in 1856. In attempt to wage war with Honduras was captured & executed Sept. 12, 1860.
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HM NumberHMFYG
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Marker Number35
Year Placed1970
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 519968 N 4001998
Decimal Degrees36.16253333, -86.77798333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.752', W 86° 46.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 45.12" N, 86° 46' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 354-398 Commerce St, Nashville TN 37201, US
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