Site of the first two trials of the pivotal Dred Scott case and is also where Virginia Minor fought for women's right to vote. Houses four exhibit galleries providing a rich history of early St. Louis. Trial reenactments, ranger-led tours available. Open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Limited accessibility.
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A well preserved courthouse of historical significance both in the decisions related to settling the western part of the United States and the Dred Scott decision that pre-dated and started the...Full Review
The Old Courthouse is part of the Gateway Arch National park, which is far more famous for the Arch itself. However, the Old Courthouse is a separate attraction (although located very nearby...Full Review