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The Jasper County Courthouse is well worth the stop in Carthage. Not only were we impressed with the building but you can go inside and see many historical pieces and displays on the first floor of the courthouse.
Absolutely love our courthouse. IT'S GORGEOUS, like something straight out of a fairytale. Granted it has several years on it, and the smell of old wax permeates the air, but it is so beautiful and filled with so much history! We live west of town,...More
It is a beautiful, historic building in a part of the world too few people visit. I strongly recommend taking a walk through the many displays that celebrate and remember the role this area played in the nation's Civil War and westward expansion.
The Carthage square has seen it's boom and bust days, as most small town county centers have. The courthouse is a beautiful example of period architecture in local stone, with many interior touches still intact. It's still a working center, but worth visiting.
Love walking the square to shop, have coffee and see the courthouse! Good time to come is in Oct for Maple Leaf festival. Band competition, parade, arts and crafts festival, etc. a whole month of events!
This was a bit out of the way- but a fun stop! The architecture is just beautiful!
The first floor is a free museum. Take a ride in the cage elevator, an employee runs the buttons. See the Route 66 display, War memorabilia, Rocks &...More
Carthage, Missouri, is home to a quarry from which has come the marble for many monuments and governmental facilities around the nation. The Jasper County courthouse is one of the finest showcases of its majesty. Beautiful stone and classical architecture blend into a remarkable edifice....More
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You actually won't need a map as you can see the top of the Court House with its huge star from most places in town! If you come into town on Route 66 then you will need to turn South onto Main Street and go 2-3 blocks. Our... More
You actually won't need a map as you can see the top of the Court House with its huge star from most places in town! If you come into town on Route 66 then you will need to turn South onto Main Street and go 2-3 blocks. Our Chamber of Commerce is on the corner of 4th Street and Garrison.