The Lafayette County Courthouse

Price: $4.95
  

Stock #: 93611
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Lexington
State: Missouri (MO)
County: Lafayette
Publisher: J.E. Tetirick
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Lafayette County Courthouse is white-painted brick of Classic Revival design. The main part of the building was built between 1847 and 1849. The oldest courthouse in use in Missouri as a courthouse. At top of the nearest column is embedded a cannon ball, which was aimed at the nearby headquarters of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price during the Battle of Lexington.

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