Neosho in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Thomas Hart Benton
1889 - 1975
Thomas Hart Benton was born at 214 East McKinney St., Neosho, on April 15, 1889, the son of Congressman M. E. Benton, and grand nephew of Missouriís first senator, Thomas Hart Benton.
Tomís early years were shared by listening to court house politicians and on campaign trips with his father. His memories of those years and observations of rural America greatly influenced his painting.
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Location. 36° 52.209′ N, 94° 22.331′ W. Marker is in Neosho, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker is on Spring Street near Spring Hill Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is north across Spring Street from Big Spring Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Spring Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington Carver (here, next to this marker); Herman Jaeger (here, next to this marker); James S. Scott (here, next to this marker); Founding of Neosho (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocketdyne Abbott Cave (about 400 feet away); Heaton Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Downtown Neosho Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Neosho.
More about this marker. Marker has been defaced with paint
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Hart Benton. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Thomas Hart Benton. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.