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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 1900’s.

 
Erected 1994 by The Old City Cemetery Committee, Dedicated 26 June 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 33.686′ N, 121° 30.071′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Broadway. Marker is located at the City Cemetery, across the parking area from the Archive Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Broadway, Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking 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
James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 30, 2006
2. James Logan Butler Gravesite and Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Cemetery Grove (about 300 feet away); Old Masonic Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Jane Norris (about 400 feet away); Sacramento Turn Verein (about 400 feet away); General Albert Maver Winn (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
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 was last revised on July 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,906 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.
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