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

Benton County First Court House

 
 
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., October 5, 2015
1. Benton County First Court House Marker
Inscription.  The first court house in Benton County, built of hewed logs was erected on this site (at Bentonville) in 1837, the year after the county was created. It was named for Thomas H Benton.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas Centennial Commission and Arkansas Historical Commission. (Marker Number A-1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 36° 22.364′ N, 94° 12.476′ W. Marker is in Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of A Street and NE Second Street, on the right when traveling north on A Street. On the Grounds of the Old Benton County Courthouse facing the square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 NE A Street, Bentonville AR 72712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Bentonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Roy's Office Supply (within shouting distance of this marker); Bentonville's Early History
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Walton's 5 &10 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Terry Block (about 300 feet away); Peoples Bank (about 400 feet away); Famous Outlaws that Robbed Bentonville (about 400 feet away); Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bentonville.
 
More about this marker. One of 143 cast-iron markers placed across Arkansas in partnership with the Arkansas History Commission during the state's 1936 centennial.
 
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
2. Benton County First Court House Marker
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
3. Benton County First Court House Marker
Photo of the marker and the steps of the current Court House.
Benton County First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 21, 2009
4. Benton County First Court House Marker
This is a full shot of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,925 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on June 12, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri.   2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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