Hendrick‐Green House at Butler, AL (began as a “dog trot”, probably the oldest dwelling in Butler)

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This house, now called the Green House, is probably the oldest dwelling in Butler. It was originally a 2-room “dog trot” cabin, possibly built by Jim Kendrick around 1840. The house is now used as the Girl Scout Headquarters for Butler, AL. It is located on Hendricks Avenue at the intersection of Hendricks Avenue and W Smith Street in Butler (GPS coordinates 32.087789, -88.223871).

Sources: 1) Historic Choctaw Tour, by Ann H. Gay; 2) AlabamasFrontPorches.org/Hospitality-Sheet-Choctaw-County.

Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.

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