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Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bushwhacker Museum

Vernon County Jail 1860 - 1960

 
 
Bushwhacker Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2010
1. Bushwhacker Museum Marker
Inscription.
Cellroom built before Civil War
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.)
Bushwhacker Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 4, 2014
2. Bushwhacker Museum Marker
Marker is nearly concealed by vegetation.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Bushwhacker Museum image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2010
3. Bushwhacker Museum
Marker is to right of entrance.
Bushwhacker Jail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 4, 2014
4. Bushwhacker Jail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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