11 Most Interesting Stops On The Jesse James Trail (A 3 Day Missouri Road Trip)

Jesse James road trip

Last updated on March 27th, 2024 at 10:30 pm.

This article lays out a three-day road trip through Missouri that will take you to the most interesting and significant historical locations associated with Jesse James and the James Gang in the Show-Me State. So saddle up, and don’t forget your hat, because it’s time to hit …

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Frank James & The Independence Missouri Jail

Jackson County Marhsall's House and Jail Museum

Last updated on April 2nd, 2023 at 07:17 am.

10 miles from Kansas City, the 1859 Independence Missouri Jail Museum is a fun day trip back in time to see where the infamous Frank James was incarcerated as well as American Civil War Confederate guerrilla leader William Quantrill.

Today the Independence, Missouri jail and marshal’s house …

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Visiting the Jesse James Bank Museum in Liberty, MO

Jesse James Bank Museum

Last updated on February 28th, 2024 at 12:22 pm.

Thirty minutes from Kansas City is the town of Liberty, Missouri where you will find the location of the first successful daylight, peacetime bank robbery in the United States.

The robbery took place in 1866, during the height of the Wild West days of the Midwest. Today, …

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