Butler House (West Chester, Pennsylvania)

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Butler House
Butler House West Chester PA.JPG
Butler House, January 2010
Butler House (West Chester, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Butler House (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Location 228 W. Miner St., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′58″N 75°35′50″W / 39.94944°N 75.59722°W / 39.94944; -75.59722Coordinates: 39°56′58″N 75°35′50″W / 39.94944°N 75.59722°W / 39.94944; -75.59722
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built c. 1845
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80003470[1]
Added to NRHP July 23, 1980

Butler House is a historic home located in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1845, and is a 2 1/2-story, brick dwelling in the Federal style. It has a rear ell with porch. The house has been renovated into apartments. It was the home of Congressman Thomas S. Butler (1855–1928), father of U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler (1881-1940). Maj. Gen. Butler grew up in the house.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Doris E. Sands (January 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Butler House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-05.