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The Jesse James Farm and Museum

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21216 Jesse James Farm Road
Kearney, MO 64060


The Jesse James Farm and Museum's exhibits and tour tell the story of Frank and Jesse James. Jesse James was born at the family home and at the age of 16, followed his brother Frank into the Civil War. When the war ended, Jesse returned home and became an outlaw along with other former Confederate guerillas. The museum includes the largest collection of Jesse James artifacts and outside is the original burial site of Jesse James.