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Butler in Bates County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Butler History Murals

 
 
Pike Expedition Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
1. Pike Expedition Mural
Inscription.

1806 15 Ms. South of Butler
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

 
Erected 2003.
 
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”
General Order No. 11 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
2. General Order No. 11 Mural
(about 400 feet away); 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 Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General Order No. 11. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Evacuation Day. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ExplorationPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Pioneer Spirit Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
3. Pioneer Spirit Mural
Pioneer Spirit Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
4. Pioneer Spirit Mural
Pioneer Spirit Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
5. Pioneer Spirit Mural
Pioneer Spirit Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
6. Pioneer Spirit Mural
Pike Expedition Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
7. Pike Expedition Mural
General Order No. 11 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
8. General Order No. 11 Mural
General Order No. 11 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
9. General Order No. 11 Mural
General Order No. 11 Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
10. General Order No. 11 Mural
Mural Artist image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2010
11. Mural Artist
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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