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Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial

 
 
Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 1961.
 
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. Located on the southwest corner of 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 flies. Kentucky Writer (here, next to this marker); Marshall County Civil War Cannon (within shouting
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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.
 
Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 12, 2018
2. Benton County Vietnam Conflict Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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