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1. 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...

2. 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.

3. They Have Faith in Their Film They Have Faith in Their Film November 13, 2010 Article profiles a movie, "Three Blind Saints," being filmed at the Jackson County Courthouse on Independence Square, by Attaboy Media Productions, a Lee's Summit company specializing in "family-friendly...

4. 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.

5. 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...

6. Survivors: A Catalog of Missouri's Remaining 19th Century County Courthouses Survivors: A Catalog of Missouri's Remaining 19th Century County Courthouses 2000 Photos and histories of the first two Jackson County Courthouses in Independence (the first built in 1827-1828 and the second in 1836) and the Platte County Courthouse in Platte City, Missouri (built in...

7. 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.

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Illustration of the early courthouse at Independence.

11. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Edward Winstanley, "superintendent of the Court-house" in Independence, Missouri. Born in England in 1849 and emigrating to Jackson County, Missouri in 1874 as a merchant before being...

12. 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.

13. K. C.'s New Building Recalls 100 Years of Progress K. C.'s New Building Recalls 100 Years of Progress September/16/1934 Extensive article about the new Jackson County Courthouse at 12th and Oak Streets and its architecture, statuary, interior, etc., including contrasts with the older design of the Independence courthouse....

14. 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.

15. 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...

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. Jackson County Courthouse, Independence Jackson County Courthouse, Independence 1900 Partial frontal and side view of second building.

19. Jackson County Courthouse, Independence Jackson County Courthouse, Independence 1950 Full frontal and side view of second building.

20. Jackson County Courthouse, Independence Jackson County Courthouse, Independence 1993 Partial frontal view of second building.