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James Logan Butler

The Silver Baron of Tonopah, Nevada

 
 
James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
1. James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker
Inscription.
FEB. 2, 1855
JAN. 22, 1923

His Mizpah Mine Produced
Nearly Half of the
$250,000,000 Gold and Silver
Taken in the Tonopah Rush
of the Early 1900ís.

 
Erected 1994 by The Old City Cemetery Committee, Dedicated 26 June 1994.
 
Location. 38° 33.686′ N, 121° 30.071′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Broadway. Click for map. Marker is located at the City Cemetery, across the parking area from the Archive Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel William Stephen Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bennett Brothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Odd Fellows Plot (within shouting distance of this marker); Luella Buckminster-Johnston (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Holland Laidler Camp No.5 Plot (about 300 feet away); Sacramento Turn Verein
James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
2. James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Pioneer Cemetery Grove (about 400 feet away); Old Masonic Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Marker at Tonopah, Nevada
 
Also see . . .
1. Mizpah Mine Site. (Submitted on November 29, 2008.)
2. Self Guided Walking Tour of the Tonopah Mining District. (Submitted on November 29, 2008.)
 
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Jim and Belle Butler sculptures image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, July 17, 2009
3. Jim and Belle Butler sculptures
Located at the corner of Main and Oddie in Tonopah, Nevada, local artist Adam Skiles donated this sculpture of Jim and Belle Butler to the town of Tonopah in 2007
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,677 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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