National Register of Historic Places listings in Butler County, Kentucky
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Butler County, Kentucky.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Butler County, Kentucky, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.
There are 16 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, of which 6 are part of a National Historic Landmark spread across multiple counties. Another property was once listed but has been removed.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Annis Mound and Village Site (15BT2; 15BT20; 15BT21)||December 21, 1985
|Western bank of the Green River in Horseshoe Bend, northeast of Logansport
|2||Baby Track Rock Petroglyphs (15BT40)||September 8, 1989
|3||Carlston Annis Shell Mound (15BT5)||April 1, 1986
|Eastern side of the Green River off Kentucky Route 403
||Schulztown||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:8|
|4||John Carson House||July 26, 1991
|205 S. Main St.
|5||Carson-Annis Ferry Farm||July 31, 1998
|1086 Annis Ferry Rd.
||Morgantown||Originally listed as "Carson's Landing", but boundaries increased and name changed on April 10, 2007|
|6||Confederate-Union Veterans' Monument in Morgantown||July 17, 1997
|1 block north of the junction of U.S. Route 231 and KY 403
|7||DeWeese Shell Mound (15BT6)||April 1, 1986
|Eastern bank of the Green River in Horseshoe Bend, west of Taylor Lake
||Highview||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:9|
|8||Finney Hotel||November 7, 1995
|Junction of Kentucky Route 403 and Hime St.
|9||Ice House on Little Muddy Creek||January 8, 1987
|U.S. Route 231
|10||Rayburn Johnson Shell Mound (15BT41)||April 1, 1986
|Eastern bank of the Green River in Horseshoe Bend, northwest of Taylor Lake
||Prentiss||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:12|
|11||Read Shell Mound (15BT10)||April 1, 1986
|Northern side of the Green River, west of Morgantown:120
||Monticello||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:10|
|12||Reedyville Petroglyphs (15BT65)||September 8, 1989
|Lock 5 Rd., just north of the Green River
|13||Russell Shell Mound (15BT11)||April 1, 1986
|Eastern bank of the Green River in Horseshoe Bend
||Logansport||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:11|
|14||Turkey Rock Petroglyphs (15BT64)||September 8, 1989
|15||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Superintendent's House and Workmen's Office||June 19, 1980
|16||Woodbury Shell Midden (15BT67)||April 1, 1986
|Left bank of the Green River immediately above Woodbury
||Woodbury||Part of the Green River Shell Middens Archeological District National Historic Landmark:13|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Butler County Jail||November 1, 1984
|July 5, 1990||S. Warren and E. Logan Sts.
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- The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 14, 2017.
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
- Funkhouser, W.D., and W.S. Webb. "Archaeological Survey of Kentucky: Butler County". University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology 7.5 (1950): 358.
- Funkhouser, W.D., and W.S. Webb. "Archaeological Survey of Kentucky: Butler County". University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology 2 (1932): 56.
- National Historic Landmark Nomination: Green River Shell Middens. National Park Service: 1994-05-05.
- Claassen, Cheryl. Feasting with Shellfish in the Southern Ohio Valley: Archaic Sacred Sites and Rituals. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 2010, 41.
- Milner, George R., and Richard W. Jefferies. "The Read Archaic Shell Midden in Kentucky". Southeastern Archaeology 17.2 (1998): 119-132.
- Coy, Fred E., Jr., and Thomas C. Fuller. "Reedyville Petroglyphs: Butler County, Kentucky". Central States Archaeological Journal 17.3 (1970): 99-111: 103.