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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.

Dedicated October 8, 1983

 
Erected 1983 by Walmart.
 
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. Touch for map. Building is part of the Walmart Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Main Street, Bentonville AR 72712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terry Block (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of 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 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bentonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Walmart Visitor Center.
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
(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.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 826 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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