Historic Markers Across Alabama



Pioneer Cemetery



Marker ID:  
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
 



Text:

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