Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum, Independence, MO Photos

The Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum (1859) (217 N. Main St.) displays not only a house museum, but also the historic jail displaying many objects connected with the history of Independence, MO, including Civil War connections like the jailing of rebel William C. Quantrill.

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Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum. Independence, MO.1859 Jail Museum building. Independence, MO.Parlor in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.
Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum (1859). Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum (1859) (217 N. Main St.). Independence, MO.1859 Jail Museum building. Independence, MO.Parlor in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.
Parlor fireplace in Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Portrait of Judge Cheevis by George Caleb Bingham at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Sofa in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Tea & coffee service at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Parlor fireplace in Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Portrait of Judge Cheevis by George Caleb Bingham at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Sofa (prior to Civil War) in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Tea & coffee service at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Lusterware pitcher at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Settee in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Dropfront desk in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Bedroom with quilts in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.
Lusterware pitcher at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Settee in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Dropfront desk in parlor at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Bedroom with quilts in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.
Dresser & cabinet in bedroom at Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Sofa with quilt in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Second bedroom with quilts in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Square piano at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Dresser & cabinet in bedroom at Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Sofa with quilt in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Second bedroom with quilts in Jackson County Marshall's House. Independence, MO.Square piano at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.
Office desk at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Wall clock at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Portrait of Robert E. Lee at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Election parade campaign torch at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Office desk at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Wall clock at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Portrait of Robert E. Lee at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Election parade campaign torch at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Jail cell hallway where prisoners included outlaw Frank James & rebel William C. Quantrill at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell door at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell door at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Jail cell hallway where prisoners included outlaw Frank James & rebel William C. Quantrill at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell door at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell door at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jail cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Frank James cell where outlaw spent six months waiting trial for train robbery & murder at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Rocking chair in Frank James cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Visitor's chair, pitcher & basin, reading lamp in Frank James cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Prisoner-made confiscated weapons at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Frank James cell where outlaw spent six months (1882-3) waiting trial for train robbery & murder at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Rocking chair in Frank James cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Visitor's chair, pitcher & basin, reading lamp in Frank James cell at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Prisoner-made confiscated weapons at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Independence Courthouse graphic at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall presentation badge at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Union officer's Civil War frock coat & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Civil War canteen at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Independence Courthouse graphic at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall presentation badge (1897) at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Union officer's Civil War frock coat (1864) & swords at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Civil War canteen (1858) at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Display of Civil War faces at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.William Clarke Quantrill - Confederate guerrilla raider Civil War display at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Quantrill family coverlet quilt at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Missouri martial law display at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Display of Civil War faces at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.William Clarke Quantrill - Confederate guerrilla raider Civil War display at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Quantrill family coverlet quilt (1844) at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Missouri martial law (General Order No. 11) display at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Martial Law engraving by George Caleb Bingham at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Taking Oath & Drawing Rations plaster sculpture by John Rogers show woman taking oath of loyalty to Union to receive food for children at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Post Civil War Reconstruction print at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Bar given to President Harry Truman by Independence Mayor at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.
Martial Law (General Order No. 11) engraving (1872) by George Caleb Bingham at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Taking Oath & Drawing Rations plaster sculpture (1865) by John Rogers show woman taking oath of loyalty to Union to receive food for children at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Post Civil War Reconstruction print at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Bar (1945) given to President Harry Truman by Independence Mayor at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.

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