Vernon County Courthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 37° 50.304 W 094° 21.436
15S E 380571 N 4188753
Quick Description: This is a beautiful Romanesque style courthouse located in Nevada, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2007 1:45:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM2GDT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 31

Long Description:
Vernon County's spectacular courthouse, designed by Robert G. Kirsch, was built at a cost of $80,000 in 1906-1908. It stands in a courthouse square. The red-roofed building is symmetrical with four corner towers, four gables and a central clock tower which rises 126 feet.
Street address:
100 West Cherry St.
Nevada, MO USA
64772


County / Borough / Parish: Vernon

Year listed: 1997

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Government, Recreation And Culture

Current function: Government, Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: no

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2007 To: 12/31/2007

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 AM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and brief account of your visit. Include any additional observations or information that you may have, particularly about the current condition of the site. Additional photos are highly encouraged, but not mandatory.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
wardnkathy visited Vernon County Courthouse 2/14/2015 wardnkathy visited it
BruceS visited Vernon County Courthouse 3/15/2014 BruceS visited it
iconions visited Vernon County Courthouse 2/13/2011 iconions visited it
8Nuts MotherGoose visited Vernon County Courthouse 11/4/2010 8Nuts MotherGoose visited it
Queens Blessing visited Vernon County Courthouse 5/10/2010 Queens Blessing visited it
YoSam. visited Vernon County Courthouse 3/24/2010 YoSam. visited it
loupea visited Vernon County Courthouse 6/1/1995 loupea visited it

View all visits/logs