Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
George M. Holt / William Ayers Crawford
Erected 2015 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, David O. Dodd Camp 619 Sons of Confederate Veterans, Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council. (Marker Number 109.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 24, 1825.
Location. 34° 34.886′ N, 92° 34.338′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of Military Road and Old Congo Road, on the right when traveling north on Military Road. Located in Lee Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Benton AR 72015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Niloak Pottery (approx. 0.6 miles away); 11th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); De Soto Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Benton Courier (approx. 1.4 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Saline County in the Civil War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Arkansas on George Moreau Holt (1831–1864). (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Encyclopedia of Arkansas on William Ayers Crawford (1825–1874). (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.