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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
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. Located at the Marshall County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial (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, measured in a direct line); Civil War Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); Henry H. Lovett, Sr. (approx. half a mile away); Shelby McCallum (approx. ¾ mile away); Arthur H. Davis (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.