1827 Log Courthouse

Jackson County's first government building was constructed using slave labor. For more than 40 years, this was the only courthouse between Independence and the Pacific Ocean.

Harry S. Truman held court here in the 1930s, and the building also served as a Mormon mercantile.

Information

Open Seasonally
May — September
Saturday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
107 W. Kansas Ave.
Independence, MO 64050

Additional Information

Open Seasonally Only
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
All Ages
ACTIVITIES WITHIN 10 MILES:
Historic District
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Reservations Not Required
Advance Contact Requested
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE:
Historic District

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