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1. 1831 Unchronicled Courthouse Familiar [Past Future?] Is Not First Brick Courthouse 1831 Unchronicled Courthouse Familiar [Past Future?] Is Not First Brick Courthouse September//1973 Investigative report on the "discovery of the existence of an apparently unchronicled early Jackson County Courthouse, built in 1831 on Independence Square, demolished in 1836, and replaced on its foundation...

2. A Courthouse Revival A Courthouse Revival January 2, 2008 The historic Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, on the National Register of Historic Places and originally constructed in 1836, is slated for major renovations. Currently "senior citizens...

3. County Celebrates Its 150th Birthday County Celebrates Its 150th Birthday February 1977 Article about the celebration of Jackson County's sesquicentennial, or 150th birthday, with cake, medals, speeches, and memorial plaques for the Independence and Kansas City courthouses.

4. County's Log Courthouse Outlasts Successors County's Log Courthouse Outlasts Successors August 1977 Article about the enduring original Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, made of logs in 1859 but outlasting most of its successors with the help of restoration.

5. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Photo of the old Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City.

6. Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark June 7, 2013 Article describes renovations being completed at the Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence. A brief history of the building is provided. Community leaders associated with the project are interviewed...

7. History under Roof: Core of Square Courthouse 'Treasure' History under Roof: Core of Square Courthouse 'Treasure' March//1974 Illustrated article about the additions to and preservation of the "1836 original unit" of the Independence Square Courthouse.

8. Imperial Kansas City: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 Picture of the old Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City in 1899.

9. Independence, Missouri County Court Independence, Missouri County Court

10. It's a Trails Day Treasure: Forlorn Little Log Courthouse Has Known Some Historic Moments It's a Trails Day Treasure: Forlorn Little Log Courthouse Has Known Some Historic Moments July-September//1983 History of the "first Jackson County Courthouse, built in 1827" in Independence, "the first courthouse west of the Mississippi River," with photos before and after restoration.

11. Jackson County Courthouse At Independence Jackson County Courthouse At Independence

12. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Photos of the Independence Square courthouse for Jackson County, Missouri.

13. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Description of the "old court house" in Kansas City, "which stood at the northeast corner of the public square with a "basement which was used as a military prison during the Civil War" and a second story...

14. Matt T. Field on the Santa Fe Trail Matt T. Field on the Santa Fe Trail 1960 Footnote about the original "two-room cabin-courthouse, built in 1828" in Independence, replaced five times up to 1932.

15. The Heretofore Secret Pasts of County Courthouses Revealed The Heretofore Secret Pasts of County Courthouses Revealed May-June//1981 History of county courthouses in the state of Missouri, largely taken from Marian Ohman's "Encyclopedia of Missouri Courthouses," including those remaining and those burned or otherwise destroyed. Contains...

16. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Description of the construction of the first county courthouse in Kansas City, started as a residence for the Nelson family.

17. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Illustration of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City on Main Street Downtown, built in 1871.

18. The Truman Courthouse The Truman Courthouse September 4, 2013 Special publication of The Examiner newspaper distributed at the rededication of the historic Truman Courthouse on September 7, 2013. An article by Jeff Fox describes renovations and plans for the rededication...

19. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Entire chapter on the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and a section on the architect of the Kansas City courthouses, Asa Beebe Cross, built in 1872 and 1892.

20. Where the Joneses Lived Where the Joneses Lived November-December//1974 Illustrated story about the original Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, made of logs in 1827, and its use as a residence and restoration.