Historic Markers Across Alabama

Pioneer Cemetery

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Location: on South Park Street, between Walnut and Dunklin Streets, Greenville, AL
County: Butler
Coordinates: N 31° 49.689    W 086° 37.346
  31.82815    -86.62243333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMJPQ5


Greenville's oldest, established 1819. Captain William Butler, for whom the county was named, is buried here. He was killed fighting Indians led by Savannah Jack in March 1818. Greenville's oldest church, a community church established in 1822, formerly stood near eastern boundary.

Erected by the Butler County Historical Society.

End of Pioneer Cemetery