Category Archives: Butler GA

Folk Victorian Cottage, Butler

Like many Folk Victorian houses, this example is a bit eclectic. It is probably older than the stylistic elements would suggest.

C. W. McDougald Funeral Home, Butler

Robert Lee McDougald established his undertaking business in 1936 and it continues to this day, as the C. W. McDougald Funeral Home. Robert McDougald, known as “Professor”, also served as the principal of the Butler Colored School [later known as Eureka High School and McDougald High School] located next door to the funeral home. The McDougald family has been prominent in the African-American community of Butler for nearly a century.

Central Hallway Cottage, Butler

This house would be a great restoration project for someone.

Bill’s Beauty Supply & Food, Butler

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This was an interesting combination.

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Historic Bank Building, Butler

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Butler Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Edwards Building, Butler

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This old warehouse has been well integrated with the nearby storefronts.

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Butler Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Main Street Storefronts, Butler

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West Main Street

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East Main Street

Butler Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Fickling Lodge No. 129, 1920, Butler

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Note the ghost sign for the City Barber Shop on the right of the building.

Butler Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

Southwestern Railroad Depot, 1868, Butler

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Soon after its construction in 1868, the first depot at Butler burned but was immediately rebuilt within its surviving walls. The Southwestern Railroad was later absorbed into the Central of Georgia line.

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