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This two-room log structure was home to roots of Jackson County where controversial slave state, land disputes and westward expansion issues were dealt with. Once a Mormon mercantile store, this structure has a great significance to members of the LDS church. Harry Truman held court here in the 1930s.

Location: 107 W Kansas, Independence Missouri Telephone 816-325-7111

Other History nearby:
(Independence) 1827 Log Courthouse
(Lexington) 1830s Log House Museum
(Independence) 1859 Jail, Marshall's Home & Museum
(Kansas City) Alexander Majors Historical Foundation
(Atchison) Amelia Earhart Birthplace
(Smithville) American Angus Hall of Fame

09/17 Coming to The Independence area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.


Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.