"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.
|Placed By||The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 519968 N 4001998|
|Decimal Degrees||36.16253333, -86.77798333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.752', W 86° 46.679'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 45.12" N, 86° 46' 40.74" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 354-398 Commerce St, Nashville TN 37201, US|
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