Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Vernon County Jail 1860 - 1960
Survived burning of Nevada 1863
Front part added 1871
Museum established 1965
Entered on the National Register
of Historic Places 1977
Erected by Vernon County Historical Society.
Location. 37° 50.409′ N, 94° 21.483′ W. Marker is in Nevada, Missouri, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Hunter Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 North Main Street, Nevada MO 64772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Drywood (here, next to this marker); Vernon County's Southern Heritage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vernon County War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Burning of Nevada (about 600 feet away); William Joel Stone (about 600 feet away); Nevada - Vernon County Centennial (about 600 feet away); Vernon County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Vernon County Valor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nevada.
Also see . . . The Bushwhacker Museum. (Submitted on September 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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