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

Liberty Mormon Jail

 
 
Liberty Mormon Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
1. Liberty Mormon Jail Marker
Inscription. Site of Liberty Jail built in 1833 and used by Clay County in 1856. Joseph Smith and associates held here awaiting trial in 1838-39. Restored as a Historic Site by the Mormon Church in 1963.
 
Erected by Clay County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 14.912′ N, 94° 25.227′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and West Mississippi Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 North Main Street, Liberty MO 64068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Doniphan – Hubbell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander W. Doniphan (about 300 feet away); Lightburne Hall (about 400 feet away); Liberty Tribune (about 600 feet away); Liberty Lodge No. 49 I.O.O.F. (about 600 feet away); Jesse James Bank Museum (about 600 feet away); Site of First Daylight Bank Hold Up in United States (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
Also see . . .  Liberty Jail Historic Site. (Submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Liberty Mormon Jail image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
2. Liberty Mormon Jail

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Liberty Mormon Jail image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
3. Liberty Mormon Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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