Historic Butler House in Deerfield Beach, Broward County FL

The Historic Butler House in Broward County was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. The house was constructed by James and Alice Butler who arrived in Deerfield Beach in 1910 while visiting Florida from Texas. The Butler's chose a Mediterranean Revival style for the home and paid $10,000 for its construction. The Butler House occupies four lots in Deerfield Beach and is built of clay tiles with plaster interior walls and terracotta roof tiles.

Butler House (1)

The Butlers became prominent citizens of Deerfield Beach FL. James served as a member of the first school board of Broward County and also served as a Deerfield Beach Commisioner. Alice was a founding member of the Deerfield Beach Woman's Club.

The Butler House was left to the Deerfield Beach Historical Society by the Butlers in 1977. It currently serves as the Society's headquarters and is operated as a museum. The home contains much of the original furnishings and is open to the public for tours Monday thru Friday. For additional information on touring this Broward County Historical site call 954-429-0378 or visit the Society's website at http://www.deerfield-history.org/.

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