The Ellet Brothers Civil War Monument honors the five Ellet Brothers of Butler County who heroically served in the Union forces. It can be viewed east of the Butler County History Center.... Civil War Monument
El Dorado became, for a while, the world's storybook oil field. Butler County encompassed 1,800 producing oil wells on 25,000 acres. The El Dorado Field is a story of men and events that helped Kansas and the nation emerge from the draft-horse and kerosene-lamp years into the gasoline age. "