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7
Sun
10:30 am Walker Community Church Service
Walker Community Church Service
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Non-Denominational Church Service 10:30 a.m. outdoors every Sunday at Sunday School Rd & Old Walker Rd April-October (Weather Depending) Call Pastor Lyndel Browder at (928) [...]
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13
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Board Meeting
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Sep
14
Sun
10:30 am Walker Community Church Service
Walker Community Church Service
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Non-Denominational Church Service 10:30 a.m. outdoors every Sunday at Sunday School Rd & Old Walker Rd April-October (Weather Depending) Call Pastor Lyndel Browder at (928) [...]

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History of Walker

 

 

 

WALKER TOWN SITE

Inscription on sign:

“This town site was named after Capt. Joseph R. Walker who discovered gold here  in 1863.  At the peak of activity, Walker had a population of 3,000.”

 

 

 


 

Grave of Captain Joseph Walker, founder of the Walker community.

His burial site is in Martinez, California.

 

Joseph Walker Timeline – Behind every great man is a Frontier

Click on hyperlink above, for history on Joseph Walker
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Silver Spur Publishing announces the release of the Joseph R. Walker; Frontier Adventure Series.Read about one of America’s greatest frontiersman, Joseph R. Walker, starting with Opening of the Santa Fe Trail. Follow Capt. Walker as he guides the army in, Expedition against Mohave Indians. Next you will find Capt. Joe Walker talking with the editor of the Visalia Delta, telling him about his route of 1834, in New Trail to Coso & Mono Mines. In 1861, the Adventure Series has you riding the trail, In Search of Arizona Gold. This adventure was one of the most fascinating as well as fruitful adventures for Capt. Joseph R. Walker.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Historic Walker Charcoal Kiln

Inscription on sign:“This kiln was constructed around 1880 by Jake and Joe Carmichael to convert oak wood into charcoal for use at nearby smelters. The surrounding forest was cut so heavily for charcoal and mine props in the late 1800′s that it is just now becoming productive again.”

For a quaint look at Walker, visit the following website, submitted by Firefighter Larry M.
Turn up your speakers, sit back and enjoy.