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1859 Jail, Marshall's Home & Museum


217 North Main Street
Independence , MO 64050
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 816-252-1892


1859 Jail, Marshall's Home & Museum


(??.? miles from you)

217 North Main Street
Independence , MO 64050
United States

http://www.jchs.org

Call: 816-252-1892


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This two - story 1859 Jackson County Jail, with its barred windows, double iron doors and leg chains once housed Frank James, Jesse James' notorious brother. Visitors are amazed to learn how James was treated like

Huge limestone jail cells are at the back of the Marshall's home! The home and the lock down were both constructed beginning in 1859, using the architectural renderings of Kansas City's pioneer architect Asa Beebe Cross. These two structures are the earliest surviving, documented examples of A.B. Cross's work!

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Why You Should Go...

This two - story 1859 Jackson County Jail, with its barred windows, double iron doors and leg chains once housed Frank James, Jesse James' notorious brother. Visitors are amazed to learn how James was treated like a hero and showered with gifts throughout his incarceration. Four feet away rises the back wall of the federalist - style marshall's house which was home for county marshals until the early 1930's. Special exhibits include a collection of confiscated handmade weapons.

Huge limestone jail cells are at the back of the Marshall's home! The home and the lock down were both constructed beginning in 1859, using the architectural renderings of Kansas City's pioneer architect Asa Beebe Cross. These two structures are the earliest surviving, documented examples of A.B. Cross's work!

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Why You Should Go...

This two - story 1859 Jackson County Jail, with its barred windows, double iron doors and leg chains once housed Frank James, Jesse James' notorious brother. Visitors are amazed to learn how James was treated like a hero and showered with gifts throughout his incarceration. Four feet away rises the back wall of the federalist - style marshall's house which was home for county marshals until the early 1930's. Special exhibits include a collection of confiscated handmade weapons.

Huge limestone jail cells are at the back of the Marshall's home! The home and the lock down were both constructed beginning in 1859, using the architectural renderings of Kansas City's pioneer architect Asa Beebe Cross. These two structures are the earliest surviving, documented examples of A.B. Cross's work!

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