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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Historic Courthouse

 
 
Historic Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Historic Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
This 1933 courthouse, inspired by Independence Hall, contains restored courtroom and office of former Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Often remodeled, this building rests upon a foundation laid in 1828. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.558′ N, 94° 24.979′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on West Maple Avenue near Liberty Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is near the north entrance to the former courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 West Lexington Avenue, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); A Century of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Jackson County Pioneers (within shouting distance
Historic Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, August 1, 2008
2. Historic Courthouse Marker
of this marker); Clinton's Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Here the Oregon Trail Began (within shouting distance of this marker); First Battle of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Truman's First Job (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Truman's Presiding Judgeship Papers. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Historic Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. Historic Courthouse and Marker
North entrance in background.
Former Jackson County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
4. Former Jackson County Courthouse
North facade, looking ESE.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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