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Butler in Butler County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Butler County

 
 
Butler County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2011
1. Butler County Marker
Inscription.  Formed March 12, 1800 from Allegheny County. Named for General Richard Butler, Revolutionary officer. A young George Washington had crossed this area, 1753. County seat was established at Butler in 1803, and the county was home of the Harmony Society, 1804-1815.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1835.
 
Location. 40° 51.513′ N, 79° 53.731′ W. Marker is in Butler, Pennsylvania, in Butler County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) and East Diamond Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Located at the Butler County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Butler PA 16001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Richard Butler (a few steps from this marker); Invention Of The Jeep (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reverend Richard C. Christy
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(approx. 8.1 miles away); The Roeblings (approx. 8.2 miles away); George Edward Waddell (approx. 8.3 miles away); William A. Smith (approx. 8.4 miles away); St. Lukes Lutheran Church (approx. 8.6 miles away); Muder Family (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butler.
 
Also see . . .  County of Butler, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Butler County Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2011
2. Butler County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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