Butler-Turpin State Historic House

General Butler State Resort Park

General Butler State Resort Park is a park located near Carrollton, Kentucky in Carroll County. The 791-acre (320 ha) park is open year-round, featuring attractions such as hiking and mountain bike competitions in the summer. The park is named for General William O. Butler, a soldier in both the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War.

The park formerly hosted a ski area, Ski Butler!, which opened in 1982.[1] It has since closed.

Special events

The park hosts the Kentucky Scottish Weekend annually on the second full weekend in May.

Butler-Turpin State Historic House

General William O. Butler House
Location: Highland Ave., Carrollton, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°40′54″N 85°10′29″W / 38.68167°N 85.17472°WCoordinates: 38°40′54″N 85°10′29″W / 38.68167°N 85.17472°W
Built: 1819
Architect: Smith
Architectural style: Federal
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 76000861
Added to NRHP: May 28, 1976

The Butler-Turpin State Historic House, also known as the William O. Butler House, is located in the park and is open to the public as a historic house museum.


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