HUNTSVILLE — If you haven’t been inside the Scott County Justice Center lately, you might be surprised when you step inside — pleasantly so, especially if you’re a fan of American history and patriotism.
Few think of the Justice Center as anything more than a complex of judicial offices and courtrooms, with a detention facility on its back side. Necessary trips to the Justice Center are usually laced with dread — to pay a traffic citation, visit with a representative of the D.A.’s office as a victim of a crime, to seek an order of protection, for jury duty, or to appear in court.
But the Justice Center is more than all of that. These days, it is a veritable museum of American history, a display of art and artifacts with enough of a local touch to make it well worth a walkthrough for the average citizen.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the Jan. 4, 2018 print edition of the Independent Herald.