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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Doughboy Park ~

In Honor of the Boys of

Butler County

Who Served Their Country
And in Memory of Those Who
Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In The World War 1914-1918

Inscription on the monument

This park is located at the intersection of Cunningham St. and New Castle St. on a small strip of land.
Photo: Barbara Bloom

Friday, January 20, 2012

Franklin Glass Swimming Pool ~ 1938

Text under the above picture: 
The Franklin Glass Beneficial association's new recreational center at the city limits on Ziegler Ave. extension road, have provided cooling touches to the brows of many a feverish youngster. Above is shown the swimming pool which has been rebuilt this year. The water is 10 feet deep at its greatest depth. A new chlorinenator keeps the water pure at all times. The above picture was snapped on a recent hot afternoon.
Thanks: Bill May

Friday, January 13, 2012

Butlerites ~ Let's Hear What You're Doing ~ Where You Are !

Please tell us about yourself, where you are and what you're doing and about your ties with Butler.

[E-mail address - so others can contact you? But not required.]

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Rick Santorum ~ Attended BHS ~ Rep. Presidential Candidate

In a 1994 Butler Eagle interview when he was running for his first Senate term Rick Santorum said he had fond memories of Butler "the greatest place in the world to grow up, for so many reasons". [Iowa Caucus speech Jan 4, 2012]  
Photo: Businessinsider.com