City’s Newest Historical Marker Honors Dr. Matthew Walker’s Legacy

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 By Sandra Long Weaver NASHVILLE, TN — An historical marker honoring Dr. Matthew Walker, Sr. for keeping people healthy was unveiled on May 10 on the Jefferson Street side of the community center he founded more than 50 years ago Metro Councilman Freddie O’Connell, who represents the 19th district, worked with the Historical Commission for over a year for the funding to have marker placed at the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center at 14th Avenue and Jefferson Street. “This will honor in perpetuity the legacy of Dr. Walker,” O’Connell told the gathering of family and friends of Dr. Walke...