Department of Parks
“Spirits of Butler” Paranormal Weekend Set For May 19-20 At General Butler State Resort Park
CARROLLTON, Ky. – General Butler State Resort Park will be hosting the “Spirits of Butler” paranormal weekend on May 19-20.
The program features a study and investigation of paranormal activity at the Butler-Turpin State Historic House, built in 1859, as well as a nearby cemetery. The house served as the home to one of Kentucky’s most famous military families.
The park at Carrollton is offering a special weekend package for $99 a person or $159 per couple. The package includes one night’s lodging, dinner on Saturday night, Sunday brunch at the Two Rivers Restaurant, a tour and history of the home, and the paranormal program.
Paranormal Educator Star Chaney of PsyTech will conduct this interesting and fun program. Starr's Ghost Hunting 101 and Paranormal Evidence presentation will amaze you. Visit www.kyghosthunters.com for more information on this event and the topic of the paranormal.
For those who live nearby, a Saturday evening only is also available for $30 per person. To make reservations for the Saturday evening only call 502-732-4384, ask for the historic house.
Call 1-866-462-8853 for information and reservations for overnight accommodations.
General Butler State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, Two Rivers Restaurant, gift shop, campground, hiking trails, 9-hole golf course, mini-golf, mountain biking and other activities.
The resort is located 44 miles northeast of Louisville. From Louisville, take I-71 to Carrollton. If you are coming from the Huntington area traveling west off of I-64, take exit #172. Drive north on Hwy 1, to Triple A Hwy north. Take Triple A Hwy North to I-275 West. Drive West on I-275 to I 71/75 South, then I-71 South to Exit 44. Turn right on Hwy 227 to the Park.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov