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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bentonville, Arkansas

 
Clickable Map of Benton County, Arkansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Benton County, AR (171) Carroll County, AR (63) Madison County, AR (3) Washington County, AR (131) Barry County, MO (10) McDonald County, MO (1) Adair County, OK (1) Delaware County, OK (4)  BentonCounty(171) Benton County (171)  CarrollCounty(63) Carroll County (63)  MadisonCounty(3) Madison County (3)  WashingtonCounty(131) Washington County (131)  BarryCountyMissouri(10) Barry County (10)  McDonaldCounty(1) McDonald County (1)  AdairCountyOklahoma(1) Adair County (1)  DelawareCounty(4) Delaware County (4)
Bentonville is the county seat for Benton County
Bentonville is in Benton County
      Benton County (171)  
ADJACENT TO BENTON COUNTY
      Carroll County (63)  
      Madison County (3)  
      Washington County (131)  
      Barry County, Missouri (10)  
      McDonald County, Missouri (1)  
      Adair County, Oklahoma (1)  
      Delaware County, Oklahoma (4)  
 
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1 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — 1st/142nd Field Artillery Memorial
Headquarters & Headquarters Battery 1st Battalion 142nd Field Artillery November 21, 1990 - September 17, 1991 In honor of those who served in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert StormMap (db m242844) WM
2 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Bank of Bentonville
Bank of Bentonville circa 1962, formerly site of the Old Opera House 1800's, during WWI the 142nd FA drilled upstairs.Map (db m236879) HM
3 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — A-1 — Benton County First Court House
The first court house in Benton County, built of hewed logs was erected on this site (at Bentonville) in 1837, the year after the county was created. It was named for Thomas H Benton.Map (db m19880) HM
4 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Benton County Hardware
Benton County Hardware, circa 1893, W.J. Doke proprietor. First Motor Co. and first gas station in alley beside store. Recently housed Bentonville Furniture.Map (db m54310) HM
5 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Benton County National Bank
Civil Court and Bentonville City Hall, circa 1934. Site formerly the Benton County National Bank, circa 1906.Map (db m54312) HM
6 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Benton County, Arkansas
Organized September 30, 1836 in the log cabin home of Judge George P. Wallace first Benton County JudgeMap (db m224950) HM
7 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Big TreeLargest Sycamore in Arkansas — Circumference 21.45 ft. height 106 ft. diameter BH 82 in. spread 120 ft. —
To insure protection during its lifetime, owner Bill Bradford on April 11, 1975, legally willed to itself this tree and all land within a radius of 10 feet from its trunk and donated its use to the city of Bentonville as a mini-park in celebration . . . Map (db m50368) HM
8 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Camp Stephens
Named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy, it covered land on Little Sugar and Brush Creeks extending eastward three miles from their confluence at this point. Brig. Gen. Nicholas Bart Pearce established it in July, 1861 . . . Map (db m225100) HM
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9 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Col. Samuel W. Peel House
Col. Samuel W. Peel House Built 1876 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m167937) HM
10 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Confederate Memorial Reported permanently removed
All 4 sides Confederate Side 1 To the Southern Soldiers Side 2 Their names are borne on honor's shield. Their record is with God. Side 3 They fought for home and fatherland. Side . . . Map (db m21242) HM
11 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Democratic Architecture / Usonian Characteristics
The word "Usonian" was derived from an abbreviation of "United States of North America." Frank Lloyd Wright embraced this term as the name for a distinct American and democratic style of residential architecture he developed during the Great . . . Map (db m108874) HM
12 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Eagle Hotel
On the morning of March 6, 1862, Gen. Franz Sigel was eating his breakfast at the Eagle Hotel which stood on this site. He had remained here with 600 men and a battery of six pieces after the main column of his army had passed through Bentonville on . . . Map (db m22447) HM
13 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Frank Lloyd Wright / Architectural Value
"Everything that's ever going to be of use to you—in architecture or in life or anywhere you go or whatever you do—is going to be nature." Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) lived during a period of rapid . . . Map (db m108873) HM
14 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Frisco Depot
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m108880) HM
15 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Integrating With Nature / The Journey
In 1953 Gloria and Abraham Wilson wrote to Frank Lloyd Wright to commission a home. Gloria's brother, Marvin Bachman, had been one of Wright's apprentices, and the couple hoped that using both their last names might help them secure the . . . Map (db m108879) HM
16 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Meteor Theatre
Meteor Theatre circa 1905 Silent movies shown here for 5 to 10 cents a showingMap (db m236880) HM
17 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Peoples Bank
Peoples Bank circa 1887. Robbed in 1893 by Henry Starr and his gang. Bullet holes can be seen in the building across the streetMap (db m236882) HM
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18 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Putman CemeteryBenton County, Arkansas
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior May 24, 2004Map (db m224900) HM
19 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Roy's Office Supply
Roy's Office Supply circa 1892 Formerly housed the Foster & Son Meat Mkt. and Bohart hardwareMap (db m236881) HM
20 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — Terry Block
Terry Block Bldg. circa 1888, named for Col. William Terry, housed the Benton County Bank and a Mercantile Company.Map (db m54309) HM
21 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — The Ivy House901 McCollum Drive — Built 1926 —
In 1913, W.T. and Lennie Barnett Ivy moved to what is now the corner of Ivy Place and McCollum Drive. The original home, circa 1900, was destroyed by fire in 1925. The Ivy's rebuilt the existing Prairie-style Craftsman farm house in 1926, . . . Map (db m224952) HM
22 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville — 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.Map (db m54307) HM
23 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Bentonville's Early History
The Osage Nation first used the area now known as Bentonville for their hunting grounds. The Osage would leave their settlements to hunt in present day Benton County for months at a time before returning to their families. Settlers first . . . Map (db m237837) HM
24 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Burns House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m224930) HM
25 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Colonel Young House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Colonel Young House 1873Map (db m224903) HM
26 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Craig-Bryan House
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1875Map (db m224945) HM
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27 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Elliot-McGinly Home
[See note below regarding this marker. – Ed.] built in 1879 for James A. Rice Attorney and former Mayor of BentonvilleMap (db m224912) HM
28 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Famous Outlaws that Robbed Bentonville
"As legend has it" They have a connection to Bentonville. Notice how well dressed they are. They should be after robbing the Craig & Son's General Store right in this neighborhood. Disappointed to only get $200, they helped themselves to fine . . . Map (db m236897) HM
29 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden(November 12, 1905 November 9, 1979) — Was an American aviation pioneer and holder of numerous aviation records. —
In 1936. Thaden won the Bendix Trophy Race in the first year women were allowed access to compete against men. She set a new world record of 14 hours, 55 minutes from New York City to Los Angeles, California. In her astonishing victory, she flew . . . Map (db m236883) HM
30 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — James A. Rice House
. . . Map (db m224928) HM
31 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — McAndrews-Pace Home
built in 1880 Restored in 1993 by Stan Moore and FamilyMap (db m224927) HM
32 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — Miner Home(AKA Charles Rice House)
circa 1891 Built for Charles A. Rice, Attorney Put on the National Record 1988Map (db m224948) HM
33 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — The Henry House
Built in 1890 by Capt. NH Henry Captain Henry served in the Civil War as a member of General Stonewall Jackson's artillery. After the war Henry moved to Bentonville where he helped build Bentonville's first steam railway and served as a . . . Map (db m225133) HM
34 Arkansas, Benton County, Bentonville, Downtown Bentonville — The Lawson Building(AKA Charles R. Craig Building)
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2003Map (db m224943) HM
 
 
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