Kearney, Missouri: Jesse James' Feather Duster of Death

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The James Farm

Address:
21216 Jesse James Farm Rd, Kearney, MO
Directions:
The James Farm. I-35 exit 26. East on Hwy 92/6th St. for about two miles, then left on Jesse James Farm Rd. North one mile, then right on 164th St. for one mile.
Hours:
Daily 9 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
816-628-6065
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Feather duster.

Jesse James' Feather Duster of Death
Jesse James was not known as a homebody, but according to this attraction he was dusting his parlor when he was cut down by a coward's bullet. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Jesse replica grave.

Jesse James Feather Duster of Death

The Jesse James Farm is worth the detour. It has a lot of information on Jesse's life and his family, and a nice gift shop as well. Pretty much everyone can say that they are related to Jesse James -- my family included!

[Anna, 12/31/2014]

Jesse's replica grave is yet another nice touch at The James Farm. He was originally buried here before he was dug up and moved to a cemetery in town.

Museum display.

Jesse James Homestead - Jesse's Grave

Our guide on the Jesse James Homestead tour was very informative and we enjoyed the stories. The museum had authentic belongings of the entire family. Gives a very good insight into the James family.

The grave of Jesse James is on Hwy. 92 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery; there are maps available at the homestead if you ask. It will be on the right. As you enter the cemetery, look west for two evergreen trees close together. The graves are by that.

[Debbie Clark, 12/15/2010]
Jesse James' Homestead Open To Public

Clay County, MO, has opened the family homestead of Jesse and Frank James in Kearney for another season. The homestead has been a tourist attraction since the 1880's, when Jesse and Frank's mom led the tours.... [07/06/1997] Complete News Story

Nearby Offbeat Places

The Hall of WatersThe Hall of Waters, Excelsior Springs, MO - 6 mi.
Jesse James Bank MuseumJesse James Bank Museum, Liberty, MO - 11 mi.
Vandal-Ravaged WoodhengeVandal-Ravaged Woodhenge, Smithville, MO - 12 mi.
In the region:
World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade, Blue Springs, MO - 26 mi.

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