Butler's Birthplace

Butler's Birthplace (HM1CGC)

Location: Nicholasville, KY 40356 Jessamine County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 46.826', W 84° 36.565'

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Gen. Wm. O. Butler, born here in 1791, died Carrollton, Ky. 1880. In War of 1812: the River Raisin, Pensacola, and New Orleans. Gen. Andrew Jackson's staff 1816-17. Cited for heroism in Mexican War 1846-48. U.S. Congressman 1839-43. Although defeated for Gov. 1844, Vice Pres. 1848, U.S. Senate 1851, he was one of the most prominent, best-liked Democrats in state.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number823
Year Placed1965
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 710526 N 4184145
Decimal Degrees37.78043333, -84.60941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.826', W 84° 36.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 49.56" N, 84° 36' 33.90" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 458 Danville Rd, Nicholasville KY 40356, US
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