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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum

 
 
Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1859, these buildings served as United States Provost Marshal's headquarters during the Civil War. Frank James, outlaw, and William C. Quantrill, border war guerrilla, were jailed here. In use until 1933.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 5.605′ N, 94° 24.934′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Main Street near Truman Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 North Main Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Station No. 1 (a few steps from this marker); Twyman Hotel - Kenton House (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Battle of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Truman's First Job (within shouting distance of this marker); Clinton's Drugstore
Jackson County Marshal's House & Jail Museum & Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Jackson County Marshal's House & Jail Museum & Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Harry S. Truman (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum
At left of photo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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