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Bentonville in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Benton County First Court House

 
 
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
1. Benton County First Court House Marker
Inscription. The first court house in Benton County, built of hewed logs was erected on this site (at Bentonville) in 1837, the year after the county was created. It was named for Thomas H Benton.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission and Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 22.364′ N, 94° 12.476′ W. Marker is in Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of A Street and NE Second Street, on the right when traveling north on A Street. Click for map. On the Grounds of the Old Benton County Courthouse facing the square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 NE A Street, Bentonville AR 72712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Walton's 5 &10 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Terry Block (about 300 feet away); Benton County Hardware (about 400 feet away); Benton County National Bank
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
2. Benton County First Court House Marker
Photo of the marker and the steps of the current Court House.
(about 500 feet away); Eagle Hotel (about 700 feet away); Big Tree (approx. 0.9 miles away); Purple Heart (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bentonville.
 
Categories. Government
 
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
3. Benton County First Court House Marker
This is a full shot of the marker
 
 
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