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Near Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Col. Percival Pierce Butler

1761 - 1821

 
 
Marker Front - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
1. Marker Front - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
Inscription.
Marker Front:
Col. Percival Butler was appointed Ky.'s first adjutant gen. in Gov. Isaac Shelby's first term. Born in Penn., he was with Washington at Valley Forge and Lafayette at Yorktown. Immigrated to Jessamine Co., Ky., then moved to Carrollton, 1796. Establishing office in his Carrollton home, Butler served as adjutant general until ca. 1817.

Reverse Side:
Col. Butler served on staff of Maj. Gen. Samuel Hopkins during War of 1812. Following military service, he was elected clerk of Carroll County, serving until his death. Buried in Butler Family Cemetery, Carrollton. Butler Co., Kentucky, named for Percival's brother, Richard; Butler State Park named for his son, William Orlando. Presented by Kentucky National Guard.
 
Erected 2002 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2080.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.269′ N, 85° 9.913′ W. Marker is near Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from General Butler Park Road east of 11th Street (Road 320). Click for map. Folks are friendly in this area - they will
Reverse Side - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
2. Reverse Side - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
be more than happy to help you find the way. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1608 Highway 227, Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General William Orlando Butler (a few steps from this marker); Carrollton (approx. one mile away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky (approx. 1.1 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Price of Freedom (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Masterson House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Also see . . .  Official Web Site - - Kentucky National Guard Museum::. A well done biography of Adjutant General Percival Pierce Butler. (Submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Long View Side A - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
3. Long View Side A - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
Wide View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
4. Wide View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
Long View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
5. Long View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
Other View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
6. Other View Side B - - Col. Percival Pierce Butler Marker
Sign Located at the Col. Percival Pierce Butler - Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
7. Sign Located at the Col. Percival Pierce Butler - Family Cemetery
Col. Percival Pierce Butler Home - Short Distance Away image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
8. Col. Percival Pierce Butler Home - Short Distance Away
Back of "Butler - Turpin" Home image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
9. Back of "Butler - Turpin" Home
Summer Kitchen (Section) of  "Butler - Turpin" Home image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
10. Summer Kitchen (Section) of "Butler - Turpin" Home
Other View - - "Butler - Turpin" Home image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 24, 2009
11. Other View - - "Butler - Turpin" Home
Sign Inside Butler Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
12. Sign Inside Butler Family Cemetery
Grave Stone - - Genl. Percival Butler image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
13. Grave Stone - - Genl. Percival Butler
Grave Stone - - Mildred Hawkins - Wife of Genl. P. Butler image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
14. Grave Stone - - Mildred Hawkins - Wife of Genl. P. Butler
Grave Stone - - Pierce Butler (Son) image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
15. Grave Stone - - Pierce Butler (Son)
Grave Stone - - (Son) Edward Butler image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
16. Grave Stone - - (Son) Edward Butler
Grave Stone - - Mary L. Butler image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
17. Grave Stone - - Mary L. Butler
Grave Stone - - Edward Butler image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
18. Grave Stone - - Edward Butler
Grave Stone - - Eleanor Butler (Daughter) image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
19. Grave Stone - - Eleanor Butler (Daughter)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,524 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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