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St. Joseph, Missouri: Jesse James' Corpse Basket - Funeral Museum Team Field Report

Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel Funeral Museum

3609 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, MO
Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel Funeral Museum. I-29 to exit 47, then west on Frederick Ave. less than a mile. Just past the intersection of US Hwy 169, on the right.
If they're not too busy, ask to see the museum. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Jesse James' Corpse Basket - Funeral Museum

A funeral home exhibits a small collection of antique funerary items, such as the wicker basket used to move dead Jesse James. Report...

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Undertaker's wicker basket.

Jesse James' Corpse Basket - Funeral Museum

Very nice tour, and director took a great deal of time to tell us many interesting facts about burial procedures. I have paid for tours that weren't this interesting.

[Jamesyingling, 09/27/2016]

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