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Thomas Hart Benton once focused on Bethany

BETHANY, MO — The old Harrison County Courthouse provided the setting for a noted painting by world famous Missouri artist Thomas Hart Benton. The painting, based on a pen and ink sketch made by Benton in 1938, caused a local stire after it appeared on the Historical Bethany site on Facebook. Mark Irvin, a local historical artifact collector who maintains the Facebook site, said he did not know about the

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