Bentonville in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Walton's 5 &10
At this site on May 9, 1950, Sam Walton opened his original "Walton's 5-10" store - the forerunner of Wal-Mart Inc.
Erected 1983 by Walmart.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1944.
Location. 36° 22.353′ N, 94° 12.536′ W. Marker is in Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on Main Street near Central Avenue (Arkansas Highway 72), on the left when traveling north. Building is part of the Walmart Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Main 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. Terry Block (a few steps from this marker); Benton County Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Benton County First Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eagle Hotel (about 400 feet away); Frisco Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Integrating With Nature / The JourneyDemocratic Architecture / Usonian Characteristics (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bentonville.
Also see . . .
1. Sam M. Walton. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas webwite entry (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sam Walton and Walmart. Swagbucks website entry (Submitted on June 3, 2020.)
3. Walmart. Corporate website homepage (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,196 times since then and 194 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.