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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. Bringing Back The Square Bringing Back The Square May 9, 2010 Article profiles Ken and Cindy McClain who have poured their energies and their fortune into reviving the Independence square. Starting with Ophelia's restaurant, which they opened in the former Katz Drugstore...

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. 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...

6. 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.

7. Independence, Missouri County Court Independence, Missouri County Court

8. Independence, the Early Years Independence, the Early Years Fall//1993 Article about the early history of Independence, Missouri and its important historic structures and events, including the courthouse, various mansions, violence in the Civil War and against the Mormons,...

9. 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.

10. Jackson County Courthouse At Independence Jackson County Courthouse At Independence

11. Jackson County's First Judges Jackson County's First Judges April 10, 1905 Description of the appointment of the first three Jackson County judges in 1827. "On the 22nd day of January, 1827, the legislature appointed Abraham McClelland, Richard Fristoe and Henry Burris as presiding...

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. 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.

14. 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...

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. Winding the Clock: Time Keeps Ticking For Jackson County's Two 19th Century Courthouses Winding the Clock: Time Keeps Ticking For Jackson County's Two 19th Century Courthouses Spring//2002 Independence, Missouri, is the official county seat of Jackson County. This article gives details concerning the various structures that have served as courthouses in Independence, Missouri, including...