Court Held in the Opera House

I noticed something in a 1907 partition suit petition for Hancock County, Illinois. Court was not being held at the courthouse–it was held at the Opera House in Carthage.
I wondered about this, then I remembered that the October 1907 term of court was being held when the current courthouse was being constructed on the site of the old one.
I never thought about where they had court during that time until I ran across this reference.

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