Benton in Saline County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
The Gann Building
Erected 1976 by Benton-Saline County Bicentennial Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 34° 33.702′ N, 92° 35.287′ W. Marker is in Benton, Arkansas, in Saline County. Marker is on S. Market Street north of W. Smith Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 S 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 Old Southwest Trail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quapaws, Choctaws, and Chickasaws Passed Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); IOOF Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saline County Records (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saline County's Everlasting Tribute (approx. ¼ mile away); Saline County in the Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Benton.
Also see . . . Gann Museum of Saline County. From The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. (Submitted on August 8, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 4. submitted on April 28, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill.