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Sedalia in Pettis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pettis County Courthouse

 
 
Pettis County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
1. Pettis County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.

Block of ground donated
by Gen. Geo. R. Smith
Building erected 1924
County Court
Presiding Judge J. L. McCurdy
Associate Judges G. W. Teeter
S. M. Williams

A. R. Barnes, Supt
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Corner Stone Laid
Feb. 7, 1924 A. L. 5924
W. E. Hulse & Co. Archts
Hutchinson, Kans.
Western Const. Co. Cont.
Des Moines, Ia.
Joseph S. McIntyre Grand Master


 
Erected 1924 by Pettis County.
 
Location. 38° 42.44′ N, 93° 13.669′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, Missouri, in Pettis County. Marker is on Ohio Avenue (Missouri Route 750) south of 4th Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 South Ohio Avenue, Sedalia MO 65301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pettis County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); All American Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Pettis County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Pettis County Courthouse Memorial
Pettis County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
2. Pettis County Courthouse Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); War Dogs Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sedalia.
 
More about this marker. The stone blocks flank the entrance to the county courthouse.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of Downtown Sedalia, Missouri. (Submitted on July 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pettis County, Missouri, Official Website. (Submitted on July 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. George Rappeen Smith at Find A Grave.
A founder of Sedalia
(Submitted on July 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Sedalia Commercial Historic District National Register Registration Form.
Large file, be patient while it loads
(Submitted on July 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Pettis County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
3. Pettis County Courthouse
Markers flank the center entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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