Forest Home Alabama
Forest Home is an unincorporated small community located on County Road 7 in northwestern Butler County, Alabama.
Forest Home Alabama History
The Butler Massacre – Forest Home, AL
in Alabama Historical Markers
N 31° 50.308 W 086° 52.949
16R E 511119 N 3522537
Quick Description: Replacement marker describing the history of the naming of Butler County and its namesake. On March 20, 1818, Capt. William Butler, Capt. James Saffold, William Gardener, Daniel Shaw and John Hinson left Fort Bibb to meet Col. Sam Dale. They were attacked near Pine Barren Creek by Savannah Jack and his warriors. Gardener and Shaw were shot dead; Butler and Hinson wounded.