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Kearney in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

James Farm

 
 
James Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
1. James Farm Marker
Inscription. Home of Rev. Robert James, Baptist minister who came here in 1840. Son Jesse was born here and with his brother Frank, were involved with the Bushwhackers in criminal escapades until Jesse was killed in 1882. Frank surrendered and lived with his family. House probably oldest in the county.
 
Erected 1976 by Clay County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Missouri, Clay County Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 23.576′ N, 94° 19.288′ W. Marker is in Kearney, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker can be reached from Jesse James Farm Road. Touch for map. Marker is not visible from the road. The marker is behind the museum, through the woods and located near the James home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21216 Jesse James Farm Road, Kearney MO 64060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watkins Mill (approx. 3.5 miles away); Hall of Waters (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bell-Pharis House (approx. 9.9 miles away); Riverview (approx. 10.9 miles away); "The Old Graveyard" "Mt. Memorial Cemetery"
The James house image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
2. The James house
(approx. 11.1 miles away); Mass Grave Site (approx. 11.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away); Grand River Baptist Church (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Jesse James gravestone image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
3. Jesse James gravestone
Horseshoe at the front walkway image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
4. Horseshoe at the front walkway
The wooded path to the farmhouse image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
5. The wooded path to the farmhouse
Plaque on the restoration of the house. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
6. Plaque on the restoration of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 20, 2012, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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