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Illustration of the second Chariton County Courthouse, Keytesville, Missouri. The courthouse served the county from the late 1860s until destroyed by fire in 1973.
August 22, 1973: The County Court House in Chariton was destroyed by fire for the third time.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.