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The Lobstah Shack is located at 18784 Lower Fredericktown-Amity Road, Butler. Although the address is in Butler the structure is just north of Mount Vernon, about a mile and half west of the intersection of Route 3 and Fredericktown-Amity Road.

BUTLER -- The Lobstah Shack started with a recession, and a dream.

When the financial crisis of 2008 drove boat prices down so low that he couldn’t keep fishing, seasoned lobsterman Brett Fletcher envisioned an obvious, if risky solution: bring fresh Maine Lobster to his hometown in Knox County.

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