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Childhood Memories

I grew up in Carthage. The Courthouse was just always there so to speak. As a child I never... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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What a lovely building

This is one of the nicest buildings I've seen, its like stepping back in time, in a lovely small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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“civil war” (5 reviews)
Carthage, MO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Carthage. The Courthouse was just always there so to speak. As a child I never appreciated the beauty and grandeur of it. But now, as an adult, I see how truly lovely it is. Almost like our own personal castle. As...More

Thank tamstrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest buildings I've seen, its like stepping back in time, in a lovely small city

Thank brenbaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building is beautiful. Nestled in a bustling town square with shopping and services in historic buildings the courthouse is a gem. Inside the old cage elevator as well as exhibits ranging from Route 66 to WWII to the Boy Scouts and Campfire Girls provide...More

Thank dspr8o
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great architecture in this courthouse! Be sure and go inside. There is a wonderful mural by Lowell Davis as well as a working steel cage elevator,artifacts from the area and more.

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The Jasper County courthouse, built in 1898 is a beautiful piece of architecture. The grounds are beautiful but don't miss going inside. The first floor is basically a museum. Tells a lot of history about Route 66 and also Carthage's role in the Civil War

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The building is great to look at from the outside but even more fascinating when you enter. On the ground floor in the main hallway are cases filled with historic artifacts. There is a case that shows you the mining history, artifacts from Route 66,...More

1  Thank junebug40
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Just drove by this beautiful courthouse in Carthage, Missouri. All should see it. This is a lovely town with many beautiful trees.

Thank Motion22
Reviewed 1 July 2017

the second most photographed building in all of Missouri really cool to see and there are art sports all around it you can get a print of this at

Thank SeanTravelz
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Always a pleasure exploring the courthouse and courthouse square. Very photogenic building in all seasons.

Thank millermj
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't have the opportunity to go inside but got a few pictures during dusk. Very grand and well maintained site in the heart of the square.

Thank HunBabe
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11 October 2016|
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Response from webbsyght | Reviewed this property |
No charge and handicap accessible
14 October 2015|
Response from travelinmimi | Reviewed this property |
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