Site of Benson Field

Site of Benson Field (HMIT4)

Location: Decatur, AL 35601 Morgan County
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N 34° 36.826', W 86° 58.788'

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Decatur's Football Stadium 1931 - 47

Named in honor of
W. W. "Barney" Benson, Supt. Ed. 1927 - 38
H. L. "Shorty" Ogle, Coach 1934 - 64
Aubrey Fuller, Asst. Coach 1929 - 58
The "T" formation was introduced to Alabama here in 1941
On this field a generation of Decatur's youth became men.
HM NumberHMIT4
Year Placed2004
Placed By“Shorty's Boys
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 501851 N 3830212
Decimal Degrees34.61376667, -86.97980000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.826', W 86° 58.788'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 49.56" N, 86° 58' 47.28" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1198 Oak St NE, Decatur AL 35601, US
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