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)
Butler House (West Chester, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Butler House (West Chester, Pennsylvania)
Location228 W. Miner St., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°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
Area0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Builtc. 1845
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference #80003470[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 23, 1980

Butler House is a historic home located in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1845, and is a ​2 12-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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  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.