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

Walton's 5 &10

 
 
Walton's 5 &10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
1. Walton's 5 &10 Marker
Inscription.  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 Journey
Walton's 5 &10 Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2012
2. Walton's 5 &10 Store and Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Democratic Architecture / Usonian Characteristics (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bentonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Walmart Visitor Center. (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sam Walton. (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Sam M. Walton Bio at Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas. (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Sam Walton and Walmart. (Submitted on June 3, 2020.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 976 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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