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Beautiful Building.

This building is beautiful. Nestled in a bustling town square with shopping and services in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma
One of the most photographed buildings besides the arc in St Louis

Great architecture in this courthouse! Be sure and go inside. There is a wonderful mural by Lowell... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine D
Newnan, Georgia
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Carthage, MO
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 8 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 19 June 2017

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

Thank millermj
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We were passing through on our way to Texas and stopped to see this beautiful courthouse .. the architecture was unbelievable... worth the stop!

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It appears that this building was one of the inspirations for the building featured in the Back to The Future movie series. The architectural history is fascinating and the building features many fascinating displays. Well worth a visit.

Thank Schanuzer
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11 October 2016|
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Response from webbsyght | Reviewed this property |
No charge and handicap accessible
13 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