Butcherpen Mound

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Butcherpen Mound
8 SR 29
Butcherpen Mound8 SR 29 is located in Florida
Butcherpen Mound8 SR 29
Butcherpen Mound
8 SR 29
Location within Florida today
Coordinates 30°21′58.21″N 87°9′16.06″W / 30.3661694°N 87.1544611°W / 30.3661694; -87.1544611
Country  USA
Region Santa Rosa County, Florida
Nearest town Gulf Breeze, Florida
Culture Weeden Island culture
Number of temples
Butcherpen Mound
Governing body Federal government
MPS Archeological Properties of the Naval Live Oaks Reservation MPS
NRHP Reference # 98001165[1]
Added to NRHP September 28, 1998

The Butcherpen Mound (8SR29) is a prehistoric archaeological site associated with the Weeden Island culture,[2] located near Gulf Breeze, in the U.S. state of Florida. Carbon dating at the site has dated it to roughly 1005 CE.[3] On September 28, 1998, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Doran, Glen H. (1984). "Proton induced x-ray emission analysis of prehistoric Florida ceramics". The Florida anthropologist (Florida Anthropological Society) 37 (3): 117. 
  3. ^ J. J. Stipp; G. A. Knauer; H. G. Goodell. "FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY RADIOCARBON DATES I". Florida State University. p. 6. 

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