Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
De Soto Trail
By here the De Soto expedition marched September 7, 1541.
Erected 1935 by Citizens of Saline County.
Location. 34° 34.164′ N, 92° 35.141′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Carpenter Street (State Highway 35) and Military Road, on the right when traveling east on E. Carpenter Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benton AR 72015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saline County in the Civil War (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saline County's Everlasting Tribute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saline County Records (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quapaws, Choctaws, and Chickasaws Passed Here (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Gann Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); 11th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bauxite, Arkansas (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Benton.
Also see . . . Route of the De Soto Expedition. From The Arkansas Encyclopedia of History & Culture. (Submitted on August 8, 2016.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration •
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