Jesse James: More Dead Than Alive  


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Saturday, October 27th, at 1:00 pm at the Jesse James Farm & Museum - Lee Ward, owner of the Museum of Funeral History in Independence, Missouri, will speak about the death of Jesse James and what became of his body - from the embalming at Seidenfaden’s Funeral Parlor in St Joseph to the photography of Jesse's body in the coffin by James W. Graham.  Mr. Ward will cover all aspects of the 19th century funerary practice and how it related to the preservation of Jesse's body.
The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Friends of the James Farm with Clay County Parks, Recreation, and Historic Sites

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Public Services Division
Historic Sites

Elizabeth Gilliam-Beckett

Clay County Historic Sites
21216 James Farm Rd.
Kearney, Missouri 64060

phone: (816) 736-8500
fax: (816) 736-8501

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