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Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial

 
 
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By Ava Crawford Benton Arkansas, April 25, 2021
1. Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial
Inscription.  "Scouting will deliver to a nation a great gift, a new generation of prepared, young citizens-physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight-young people who are growing through their scouting experience, learning the lessons of responsible citizenship, and priding themselves on the great accomplishments of their country. They look to the future to take their part in furthering human progress and understanding"
 
Erected by Bicentennial- Saline District Boy Scout of America, Cub, Scout, Explorer.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
 
Location. 34° 33.922′ N, 92° 35.235′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Marker is on West Conway Street just west of North Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Main St, Benton AR 72015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial
Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ava Crawford Benton Arkansas, April 25, 2021
2. Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Persian Gulf War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Saline County in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Saline County's Everlasting Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Saline County Records (within shouting distance of this marker); The Benton Courier (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quapaws, Choctaws, and Chickasaws Passed Here (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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