Butcherpen Mound

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Butcherpen Mound
8 SR 29
Butcherpen Mound is located in Florida
Butcherpen Mound
Location within Florida today
Location Gulf Breeze, FloridaSanta Rosa County, Florida USA
Region Santa Rosa County, Florida
Coordinates 30°21′58.21″N 87°9′16.06″W / 30.3661694°N 87.1544611°W / 30.3661694; -87.1544611
Cultures Weeden Island culture
Architectural details Number of temples:
Butcherpen Mound
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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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. Archived from the original on 2013-07-11. 

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