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

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Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel Funeral Museum

Address:
3609 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, MO
Directions:
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.
Hours:
If they're not too busy, ask to see the museum. (Call to verify)
Phone:
816-232-3355
RA Rates:
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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. Roadsideamerica.com 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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