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Judges Visit Historic Log Cabin Courthouse

A number of judges from across Missouri got a taste of courthouse history, Scotland County style when they toured the log cabin that housed the county’s first court room more than 175 years ago. Pictured (L to R) are Judge Ardie Bland, Presiding Judge, Kansas City Municipal Court; Judge Karl DeMarce, Scotland County Associate Circuit […]

Original County Courthouse Rededicated as Part of 2016 Antique Fair Festivities

A crowd that easily could have filled the old log cabin 25 times over gathered on Friday afternoon at the Wiggins Family Museum on Highway 136 in Memphis to commemorate the dedication of the restored structure which once had served as Scotland County’s first courthouse. “Today, as we dedicate this historic courthouse, we can also […]

Scotland County’s Original Courthouse Rediscovered

A local historical group has purchased the log cabin that first served as the county courthouse in 1841, and plans to restore the building in Memphis for display. An important piece of Scotland County’s history dating back to its initial official organization by the state in 1841 has been rediscovered and efforts are underway to […]