Walter Butler Homestead

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Walter Butler Homestead
Walter Butler Homestead is located in New York
Walter Butler Homestead
Nearest city NE of Fonda on Old Trail Rd. near Fonda, New York
Coordinates 42°57′43″N 74°21′17″W / 42.96194°N 74.35472°W / 42.96194; -74.35472Coordinates: 42°57′43″N 74°21′17″W / 42.96194°N 74.35472°W / 42.96194; -74.35472
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1742
Architect Butler,Walter
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76001229[1]
Added to NRHP June 23, 1976

Walter Butler Homestead, also known as Butlersbury, is a historic home located near Fonda in Montgomery County, New York. It is a 1 12-story, 40-foot-long, 30-foot-wide, 18th-century farmhouse. It has a limestone block foundation and cellar and attic. The dwelling was built by Lt. Walter Butler (ca. 1670-1760), father of John Butler (1728-1796).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Doris Vanderlipp Manley and Lt. Col. C.B. Briggs (January 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Walter Butler Homestead". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-09-11.  See also: "Accompanying eight photos".