The City of Butler is the birthplace of the Bantam Jeep

In honor of the invention of the Jeep – we have wooden jeeps displayed all over the City and Butler County.  They were purchased from Butler Downtown, decorated and displayed by their owners.

Here’s where you can find the Jeeps:

*list of Jeeps provided by Butler Downtown*   **this is a work in progress!**

  • City Locations:
    • 703 N. Main Street
    • Advanced OBGYN – 901 E. Brady Street
    • All About Smiles – 222 W. Cunningham Street
    • Alliance for Non Profit Resources, Inc. – 161 Whippo Avenue
    • American Legion Post 117 – 413 S. Main Street
    • American Legion Post 778 – 150 Legion Memorial Drive
    • Autobody Products Inc. – 133 S. Monroe Street
    • Armstrong – One Armstrong Place
    • Associated Artists of Butler County- 344 S. Main Street
    • Banner Law Offices – 318 S. Main Street
    • Benjamin Beetle – 119 New Castle Street
    • Best Insurance Agency – 340 S. Main Street
    • Butler AM Rotary Club
    • Butler Ambulance Service – 106 1st Street
    • Butler County Ford – 400 S. Main Street
    • Butler County Historical Society – 123 W. Diamond Street
    • Butler County Symphony – 259 S. Main Street
    • Butler Eagle – Diamond Street
    • Butler Elks Lodge 170 – 80 Kaufman Drive
    • Butler Family YMCA – 339 N. Washington Street
    • Butler Media Group – 252 Pillow Street
    • Butler Memorial Hospital – 1 Hospital Way
    • Butler Technologies – 231 W. Wayne Street
    • C.W. Howard Agency, Inc. – 405 W. Jefferson Street
    • Center for Community Resources – 214 S. Main or 100 Brugh Ave or 112 Hillvue Drive
    • CenturyLink – 224 N. Main Street
    • City of Butler Farmer’s Market – 205 S. Chestnut Street
    • City of Butler Shade Tree Commission – 140 W. North Street
    • Dillion, McCandless, King, Coulter & Graham – 128 W. Cunningham Street
    • Drs Kuhn & Beall – 500 N. Main Street
    • Dr. Sous Chop Shop – 108 N. Main Street
    • Elliot’s Tire Service, Inc. – 236 E. Cunningham Street
    • First Commonwealth Bank – 100 N. Main Street
    • First United Methodist Church – 215 N. McKean Street
    • Gaiser Addiction Center – 315 Liberty Street
    • Gateway Engineers – 201 S. Main Street
    • Gillott’s – 324 S. Main Street
    • Grapevine Center – 140 N. Elm Street Suite B
    • International Association of Firefighters – 110 N. Washington Street
    • Marmon/Keystone – 225 E. Cunningham or 132 Valvoline, E. Butler
    • DDS Theodore McCaskey – 218 W. North Street
    • Mental Health Association – 140 N. Elm Street
    • Montgomery, Crissman, Montgomery, Kubit, LLC – 518 N. Main Street
    • Morgan Management – 101 E. Diamond Street
    • NexTier Bank – 101 E. Diamond Street
    • On the Edge – 107 E. Quarry Street
    • Pennie’s Bake Shop – 800 W. New Castle Street
    • People’s TWP – 205 N. Main Street
    • Quad County Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – 114 E. Diamond Street
    • Quality Life Services – 612 N. Main Street
    • Second Time Around – 136 S. Main Street
    • Stantec Consulting Services Inc. – 400 Morgan Center
    • J.G. Shaffer Financial – 422 N. Main Street
    • St. Peter’s Angelic Church – 218 E. Jefferson Street
    • The Fleming Building – corner of McKean & Cunningham St
    • The Main Street Florist – 136 N. Main Street
    • The Maridon Museum – 322 N. McKean Street
    • The Salvation Army – 313 W. Cunningham Street
    • Tim Reges Jr. State Farm Insurance – 340 N. McKean Street
    • United Way of Butler County – 407 W. Jefferson Street Suite A
    • Vocational Services Company – 350 N. Main Street
    • Wadding Financial – 357 N. Main Street
  • Butler County Locations:
    • Affordable Dental Centers of America
    • Beer Zone – 500 Hansen Avenue, Lyndora
    • Beran Environmental Services, Inc. – 2322 West Sunbury Road
    • Brockley Dentist – 99 West Sunbury Road
    • Bronder Technical Services – 900 W. Old Route 422, Prospect
    • Burgoon, Mike Howard Hanna – 130 Bon Aire Plaza
    • Butler Armco Employees Credit Union – 101 Hollywood Drive
    • Butler County 4-H Development – 101 Motor Pool Way
    • Butler County Children’s Center – 131 Homewood Drive
    • Butler County Community College – 107 College Drive
    • Butler County Manufacturing Consortium
    • Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau – 310 E. Grandview Avenue, Zelienople
    • Butler County Youth Council
    • Butler Family Chiropractic – 99 West Sunbury Road
    • Butler Garden Club – 310 Country Club Road
    • Buttercup Woodlands Campground – 854 Evans City Road, Renfew
    • BWI Eagle Inc. – 105 Bonnie Drive
    • Cars & Credit, Inc.
    • Concordia Lutheran Health & Human Care – 134 Marwood Road, Cabot
    • Conley Motor Inns, Inc. – 740 Pittsburgh Road
    • Conlon Tarker, P.C. – 108 E. Diamond Street
    • Diehl Accounting – 703 W. Old Route 422
    • Diehl Automotive – 258 Pittsburgh Road
    • Evolution Properties AG, LLC
    • Extension Special Account-BC
    • Family Dog Obedience – 1698 N. Main Street Extension
    • Farmers National Bank – 100 Bon Aire Plaza
    • Future POS – 1737 N. Main Street Ext.
    • Hardwood Café – 646 Pittsburgh Road
    • Hunter Truck Sales – 480 Pittsburgh Road
    • J.J. Gumberg Co. – 101 Clearview Circle
    • Jennings Commission – 2951 Prospect Road, Slippery Rock
    • Kennihan Plumbing, Heating & Cooling – 530 Steiner Bridge Road, Valencia
    • Keystone Ridge Designs – 670 Mercer Road
    • Moraine State Park – 225 Pleasant Valley Road, Portersville PA
    • Musical Theatre Guild – 100 Legion Memorial Drive
    • My Dogz, LLC – 126 Dinnerbell Road
    • Nacey Corporation – 543 Beaver Street Ext, Mars
    • New Haven Court – 100 Newhaven Lane
    • North Country Brewing – 141 S. Main Street, Slippery Rock
    • Penn United Technologies – 799 N. Pike Road, Cabot
    • R.W. McDonald & Sons, Inc. – 1667 N. Main Street Ext.
    • Starlight Drive In – 1985 N. Main Street Extension
    • Suburban Animal Clinic – 101 Thorncrest Drive
    • Subway – 1768 N. Main Street
    • T & D Brucker
    • Tack Operator Training – Butler Road (visible from Rt 422)
    • The Family Dental Health Center – 103 Evans City Road
    • Tithonus Butler
    • Trinity Lutheran Church – 120 Sunset Drive
    • Vin-Joe’s Inn, Inc. – 131 Oneida Valley Road
    • VNA – 154 Hindman Road

 

For more information about the history of the Jeep click on:

http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-2F1

 

 

Butler Downtown is a grassroots revitalization initiative involving local citizens and people from business, education, government and community organizations throughout the region.

Butler, PA was named one of the Best 20 Small Towns in America by Smithsonian Magazine.

Did you know the jeep was born here? Butler also hosts the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, which in 2011 broke the Guinness World Record for most jeeps in a parade.