Jamesport, MO, is known for many things, but cigars?

Marketing items for sale sometimes took a particularly local angle, such as this cardboard box for “Belle of Jamesport” cigars

(date unknown)


More scenes of yesteryear from Jamesport in Daviess County, MO:   (click on any image below to enlarge any of these)

  • Orcutt Block of Jamesport businesses
  • 2nd Street of Jamesport, MO
  • Livestock pens near Rock Island depot
  • Allen Brothers (Phog Allen wears A1)
  • Early public school house
  • Reeds Seeds along railroad tracks
  • Amish buggies
  • Advertisement for a Jamesport grocer
  • Jamesport Chamber of Commerce Band
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Judge Thompson residence
  • Harris log cabin
  • Advertisement for P.H. Lilly
  • SMB Band of Jamesport
  • 1909 Old Settlers’ Program
  • First National Bank issue of $20 bill


Fire Destroys Arnold Bros. Flour & Feed in Jamesport, MO (date unknown)