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I had heard that the county courthouse in Carthage was noteworthy, and I made a point of visiting the town square, though it was a Saturday and so the courthouse was closed. Nevertheless, it was a pleasant and rewarding visit. The building of grey limestone...More
I had a chance to go inside the courthouse again recently. I had forgotten how beautiful it was on the inside. We typically have numerous out of town guests to come for events, and we take them by the courthouse just to see it. Well...More
First time to visit this interesting city. Very close to Joplin. Many antique stores on the square. Old Route 66 motel that had many guests. If your into old Route 66 this is the place for you. Great burger place on edge of city but...More
Carthage is a nice little town with an old-fashioned square in its centre with the courthouse in the middle of the square. It's a scenic place and is surrounded by several interesting buildings and quite a few boutique type shops and cafes, etc. Worth a...More
We only saw it from the outside, took a leisurely stroll around the square and viewed courthouse from all sides. There was construction going on when we were there.
Building has some very interesting features and if you look closely there are candles in the...More
Lovely old building, go inside and read some of the history of the courthouse. We rode the old lift to the top floor which is manually operated by an attendant. We were lucky to be in Carthage for the Maple leaf festival so there were...More
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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
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 Chamber of Commerce is on the corner of 4th Street and Garrison.