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Wonderfully lite at night

Beautiful building wonderfully illuminated at night. Star on the top is visible from Route 66... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitchell B
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Sherwood
Beautiful Historic Building

Though the trip here can be just for a payment of taxes, the Jasper County Courthiuse is such a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
octoberhart
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Joplin, Missouri
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Carthage, MO
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"beautiful building"
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"cage elevator"
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"maple leaf"
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"interesting features"
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"civil war"
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"great history"
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"castle"
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"route"
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"architecture"
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"photographed"
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"quarry"
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"edifice"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building wonderfully illuminated at night. Star on the top is visible from Route 66 traveling either east or west.

Thank Mitchell B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though the trip here can be just for a payment of taxes, the Jasper County Courthiuse is such a beautiful historic building that there is always some delight to see the design and structure.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was a bit out of the way- but a fun stop! The architecture is just beautiful! The first floor is a free museum. Take a ride in the cage elevator, an employee runs the buttons. See the Route 66 display, War memorabilia, Rocks &...More

Thank nowincolorado
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Carthage, Missouri, is home to a quarry from which has come the marble for many monuments and governmental facilities around the nation. The Jasper County courthouse is one of the finest showcases of its majesty. Beautiful stone and classical architecture blend into a remarkable edifice....More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Carthage. The Courthouse was just always there so to speak. As a child I never appreciated the beauty and grandeur of it. But now, as an adult, I see how truly lovely it is. Almost like our own personal castle. As...More

Thank tamstrat
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is one of the nicest buildings I've seen, its like stepping back in time, in a lovely small city

Thank brenbaker
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 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
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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
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dharris001
11 October 2016|
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Response from webbsyght | Reviewed this property |
No charge and handicap accessible
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13 October 2015|
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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
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