Benton in Marshall County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1975 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1538.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 51.442′ N, 88° 21.035′ W. Marker is in Benton, Kentucky, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and East 12th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located at the Marshall County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial (here, next to this marker); Marshall County Civil War Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1842 James R. Lemon (1848-1919) (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shelby McCallum (approx. ¾ mile away); Inundated Site (approx. 6.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson Smith (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.