Benton in Polk County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 9.87′ N, 84° 40.733′ W. Marker is in Benton, Tennessee, in Polk County. Marker is on Old Tennessee Route 411 half a mile north of Hwy 411, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at Nancy Ward Gravesite State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Benton TN 37307, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Nancy Ward (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Halfway House Charleston on the Hiwassee (approx. 9.4 miles away); The Henegar House (approx. 9½ miles away); "Chief Jack" Walker (approx. 9.8 miles away); Joseph McMinn (approx. 10.1 miles away); Lee College (approx. 10.9 miles away); Col. Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 11 miles away).
Also see . . . Nancy Ward - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 8, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 21, 2017, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 5, 6. submitted on March 21, 2017, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 7. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 8. submitted on January 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.