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Benton in Scott County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

El Camino Real

 
 
El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 29, 2020
1. El Camino Real Marker
(There was sidewalk construction at the time I took this)
Inscription.  
El Camino Real

New Madrid
Cape Girardeau
Ste. Genevieve
St. Louis

 
Erected 1915 by Missouri Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 37° 5.811′ N, 89° 33.789′ W. Marker is in Benton, Missouri, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of East Missouri Street and Winchester Street (U.S. 61), on the right when traveling east on East Missouri Street. Marker is at the northeastern end on the grounds of Scott County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 E Missouri St, Benton MO 63736, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scott County (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Steamboats on the Mississippi River (approx. 10.6 miles away in Illinois); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (approx. 10.6 miles away in Illinois); New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 29, 2020
2. El Camino Real Marker
Outside Scott County Courthouse
(approx. 11.8 miles away in Illinois); London School (approx. 11.8 miles away in Illinois); Ole London Farm (approx. 11.9 miles away in Illinois); Cape Girardeau River Crossings (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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