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Far West – Caldwell Co

Northwest of Kingston, off Missouri Highway 13, is the Far West Temple site in Caldwell County. The county was created specifically for the settlement of Mormons. The aged cornerstones, laid for the temple in 1838, are displayed under protective glass (below). Far West Temple was the second temple commenced but never constructed.

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Doniphan statue

Richmond school children tour the grounds and interior of Ray County Courthouse to learn of local history. They congregate at the base of the Alexander Doniphan statue on the west side of the courthouse.

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