Johnson County Courthouse
of Historic Places
April 7, 1995
Constructed of locally quarried sandstone, the present Johnson County Courthouse is the oldest of four Missouri courthouses designed by architect George E. McDonald of Omaha, Neb. Historically, the courthouse is significant as the seat of county government since 1898. It is also significant for its Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, a style often characterized by massive, rough-textured exteriors with numerous round arches and cavernous entrances. The Contractor was John M. Anderson of Emporia, KS. The courthouse cost $50,585 to construct.
Marker placed by Johnson County Commission in behalf of all the citizens June 29, 1996
Erected 1996 by Johnson County Commission.
Location. 38° 45.904′ N, 93° 44.429′ W. Marker is in Warrensburg, Missouri, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of Holden Street and Market Street, on the left when traveling north on Holden Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 North Holden Street, Warrensburg MO 64093, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson County Centennial (a few steps from this marker); Senator Vest's World Famous Tribute to Old Drum War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pertle Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Blind Boone Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); John William Boone (approx. half a mile away); Old Public Square (approx. half a mile away); Johnson County's Old Courthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrensburg.
Also see . . .
1. Johnson County Courthouse National Register Registration Form. (Submitted on July 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Johnson County, Missouri, Official Website. (Submitted on July 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.