Butler House (Oxon Hill, Maryland)
Butler House, December 2010
|Location||6403 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Maryland|
|Area||9.4 acres (3.8 ha)|
|Architect||Butler, Henry Alexander|
|MPS||African-American Historic Resources of Prince George's County, Maryland|
|NRHP reference #|||
|Added to NRHP||March 14, 2005|
The Butler House is a historic home of importance to local African American history and located at Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Henry Alexander Butler, a free African American man from Charles County, moved with his family to the property in 1853, and the property has been continuously associated with the Butler family. Henry Butler became a Reconstruction era community leader, serving as trustee of the nearby Freedmen's Bureau school. The Butler House is a 2 1⁄2-story, one room deep wood-frame and log residence covered in cast stone. It sits in a secluded, forested area, adjacent to the Oxon Hill Children's Farm. As of December 2010, the house is in a severely dilapidated condition.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Betty Bird, Julie Darsie (August 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Butler House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
- Butler House, Prince George's County, Inventory No.: PG:76A-14, including photo in 2004, at Maryland Historical Trust website
- M-NCPPC African-American Heritage Survey, October 1996: Other Historic Properties; Butler House, entry 76A-14 p. 130
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