Butler in Bates County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Butler History Murals
Explorer Zebulon Pike Parley
With Osage Chief
1863 Burning of Butler by Order No. 11
During the Civil War
Where the Civil War Began
Brother Against Brother
Post Civil War Reconstruction
[Mural Depicts Local Civil War Events]
Keep the Pioneer Spirit
1717 Claude Dutisne
1804 Louisiana Purchase
Governor Frederick Bates
1832 Washington Irving
1862 Battle of Fort Toothman
1863 General Order No. 11
Jefferson Highway, Winnipeg to New Orleans
The Electric City
Mayor F.J. Tygard, Charles Brush
Murals by Dan Brewer
Location. 38° 15.455′ N, 94° 20.006′ W. Marker is in Butler, Missouri, in Bates County. Marker is at the intersection of Dakota Street and Delaware Street, on the left when traveling east on Dakota Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Delaware Street, Butler MO 64730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bates County World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry” Order No. 11 (about 400 feet away); Eugene S. Hurt Chapter 67 D.A.V. Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Palace Office Building (about 600 feet away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Clayton Wolfe (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Butler.
More about this marker. Geo Coords are for the General Order No. 11 mural. The Zebulon Pike mural and the Pioneer Spirit murals are located one block east, on buildings at the intersection of Main and Dakota Streets.
Also see . . .
1. History of Bates County. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. General Order No. 11. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Evacuation Day. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Exploration • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.