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"Castle" of Jasper County

It is a beautiful, historic building in a part of the world too few people visit. I strongly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark H
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California
Wow!

What a interesting building in a small town, very cool architecture and impressive size. Not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SantaRon
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Sun City, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful, historic building in a part of the world too few people visit. I strongly recommend taking a walk through the many displays that celebrate and remember the role this area played in the nation's Civil War and westward expansion.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a interesting building in a small town, very cool architecture and impressive size. Not something I would have expected.

Thank SantaRon
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The Carthage square has seen it's boom and bust days, as most small town county centers have. The courthouse is a beautiful example of period architecture in local stone, with many interior touches still intact. It's still a working center, but worth visiting.

Thank ItchyFeetGettingAway
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Love walking the square to shop, have coffee and see the courthouse! Good time to come is in Oct for Maple Leaf festival. Band competition, parade, arts and crafts festival, etc. a whole month of events!

Thank jbsings4him
Reviewed 7 May 2018

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

Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 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.

Thank octoberhart
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
Reviewed 24 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 18 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
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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No charge and handicap accessible
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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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