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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Delaware Street, Butler MO 64730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bates County World War I Memorial “First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry” (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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Exploration • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.