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Upcoming Events
Mar
13
Sat
all-day 2021 Chip & Haul @ Walker Fire House
2021 Chip & Haul @ Walker Fire House
Mar 13 – May 20 all-day
Walker Community Action Alliance (WCAA) is happy to announce the 2021 Walker Community Chip and Haul event. Generous donations from the community at previous “Sundae Saturday” ice cream socials, Walker Calendar Sales, a “$5,500.00 Title[...]
Apr
24
Sat
8:00 am Pancake Breakfast @ Walker Fire House
Pancake Breakfast @ Walker Fire House
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
May
8
Sat
9:15 am Board Meeting
Board Meeting
May 8 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
Board Meeting

History of Walker

Original WFPA Incorporating Documents 9-11-1967

 

 

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.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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.