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Benton in Marshall County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial

 
 
Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
1. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial
Inscription.
Totalitarianism is a constant
threat to our freedom. We would
like to salute these men for
giving the supreme sacrifice,
that we may keep that freedom.

1961   Vietnam Conflict   1973
Dunigan, Jerry Wayne
Gipson, Ronnie Lee
Glisson, James Edwin
Hall, James Michael
Reed, Ronald Lee
Presson, Bille T.
Jaco, Noel

 
Erected 1983 by the Benton Jaycess.
 
Location. 36° 51.444′ N, 88° 21.033′ W. Marker is in Benton, Kentucky, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and East 12th Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the southwest corner of 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. Kentucky Writer (here, next to this marker); Marshall County Civil War Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1842 (within shouting distance of this marker); James R. Lemon (1848-1919) (about 600 feet away,
Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial
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.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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