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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. County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence October//1976 Announcement of the "celebration of the sesquicentennial of Jackson County" in 1976 at Independence, with illustrations and description of the various Jackson County courthouses, starting with the first...

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Independence and the Jackson County Courthouse Independence and the Jackson County Courthouse May 2010 When an urban renewal project for the Independence city square in the 1970s built walls around the Courthouse to creat a plaza effect, it caused a serious moisture problem in the courthouse. Article describes...

6. 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,...

7. 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.

8. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 One paragraph about the construction of the first Jackson County Courthouse in 1827 by Daniel Lewis, designed partly by Lilburn Boggs, "clerk of the county court," and made of logs.

9. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 Mention of Henry Burris as one of the "first judges to preside within" the walls of Jackson County's first courthouse, built in 1827 in Independence, with illustrations.

10. Moving Time for Archives: New Research Rooms in Old Courthouse to Have Library Atmosphere Moving Time for Archives: New Research Rooms in Old Courthouse to Have Library Atmosphere October 1972 Article about the transfer of the location of the Jackson County Historical Society's archives from their 14-year stay at the Truman Library to a more permanent home in the Jackson County Courthouse on...

11. Old Town Clock Tolls No More Old Town Clock Tolls No More Fall//1999 History of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and its clocks, describing the chronology of renovations and additions to the building since its construction in 1836 and its clocks since the first...

12. Society Archives into Old Courthouse Soon Society Archives into Old Courthouse Soon June 1972 News of the upcoming move to the Independence Square Courthouse of the Jackson County Historical Society archives from the Truman Library.

13. 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.

14. 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...