Captain William Walton

Captain William Walton (HM1ALA)

Location: Carthage, TN 37030 Smith County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 15.078', W 85° 57.133'

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Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, Walton fought in the Revolution for that state. He settled in the Cumberland country in 1784. Walton served in the legislatures of North Carolina and Tennessee and as a Smith County magistrate. He built Walton's Road in 1801 and operated stands along its route. Countless settlers traveled this road en route to middle and West Tennessee.
Marker Number3B 42
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 594135 N 4012330
Decimal Degrees36.25130000, -85.95221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 15.078', W 85° 57.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 15' 4.68" N, 85° 57' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-208 Main St N, Carthage TN 37030, US
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