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General William O. Butler House
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
General Butler State Resort Park is located in Kentucky
Location: Highland Ave., Carrollton, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°40′54″N 85°10′29″W / 38.68167°N 85.17472°W / 38.68167; -85.17472Coordinates: 38°40′54″N 85°10′29″W / 38.68167°N 85.17472°W / 38.68167; -85.17472
Built/Founded: 1819
Architect: Smith
Architectural style(s): Federal
Governing body: Private
Added to NRHP: May 28, 1976
NRHP Reference#: 76000861[1]

General Butler State Resort Park is a park located near Carrollton, Kentucky in Carroll County. The 791-acre (3.20 km2) park is open year-round, featuring attractions such as hiking and mountain bike competitions in the summer. The park is named for General William O. Butler, a soldier in both the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War.[2]

The William O. Butler House in the park is open to the public.

Special Events

The park hosts the Kentucky Scottish Weekend annually on the second full weekend in May.

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  
  2. ^ Kleber, John E., ed (1992). "Parks, State". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0813117720.  

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