Man's Best Friend:
The Old Drum Story

Sites of Interest about the Old Drum Trial


Cedarcroft Farm B & B Area Guide

The website provides the story of the Old Drum trial, the speech that made it famous, background information on the lawyers involved, and directions for a driving tour of Old Drum related sites in Warrensburg and Johnson County.


Your Missouri Courts: The Judicial Branch of State Government

Within this website are educational resources about Missouri’s judicial system.  To aid teachers in using the resources, educational videos, lesson plans, and student handouts are available.  The 10-minute video explaining Missouri’s court system and method of selecting judges features all seven Supreme Court judges and Missouri’s governor.


National Park Service-Experience Your America

This is the official site of the National Park Service, which is the federal agency that manages all National Parks, National Monuments, and other conservation and historical properties.  Included on the website is access to the National Register of Historic Places and information on rehabilitating historic places and property preservation along with the steps and criteria for evaluating the historical significance of a property for placement on the registry.  A link to Teaching with Historic Places is provided with over 130 classroom-ready lesson plans available.