Jesse James' Burial


Zerelda at grave.jpgSaturday, April 6th, 2013, from 11:00 am to noon,  at the Jesse James Farm and Museum, David Smith will speak about the 1882 burial of Jesse James in the yard of his mother's home, and why his mother, Zerelda, chose to bury his body at the James family farm. 


The speaker will immediately follow the Black Powder Shoot.

The speaking event is free and open to the public.

Regular fees apply for museum admission.

Sponsored by the Friends of the James Farm with the Clay County Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites department.

Click here to see photos from this event. 

contact us

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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