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Cave Spring School – Sarcoxie, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 06.652 W 094° 03.810
15S E 405510 N 4107700
Quick Description: Historic one-room schoolhouse located near Sarcoxie, Missouri was used as a County Courthouse temporarily after the Civil War.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2015 8:55:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMNNHM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The Cave Spring School served as the Jasper County Courthouse during 1865 – 1866 due to the courthouse in Carthage being destroyed during the Civil War. The governor state of Missouri declared Cave Spring is the county seat temporarily so County business could be conducted again. During the Civil War school have been used as a Union headquarters for local militia company.
Year Built: 1840

Current Use of Building: Museum

Level of Courts: County

Architect: William Duncan

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1865-1866

Physical Address:
4323 Cty. Rd. 4 Sarcoxie, Missouri


Related Website: [Web Link]

Hours: Not listed

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