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Liberty in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Court House Site

Clay County Historical Society Historic Landmark

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2013
1. First Court House Site Marker
Inscription.

Originally John Owens' log tavern near Liberty Spring. Used for court sessions until 1831, when the permanent court house was built on the square.

Bicentennial 1976
 
Erected 1976 by Clay County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Missouri, Clay County Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 14.72′ N, 94° 25.173′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker is on Water Street north of Mill Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the east wall of the William S. Brandom Law Enforcement Center. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty MO 64068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scales and Rails (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Intelligencia (within shouting distance of this marker); Jurisprudence (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay County American Revolution Veterans (within shouting
First Court House Site Marker Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2013
2. First Court House Site Marker Detail
distance of this marker); Suburban Archways (within shouting distance of this marker); Passing Pleasures, Tourist Treasures (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clay County, Missouri, Official Website. (Submitted on September 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Clay County Archives and Historical Library. (Submitted on September 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
First Court House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2013
3. First Court House Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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