This map describes “Jesse James Country 1847-1882” ending with the assassination of Jesse James at St. Joseph, MO.
Railroads were the prevailing means delivering progress across North Missouri as well as the entire nation in 1872. This map shows the arteries of commerce for the region when outlaws Frank & Jesse James were active.
Visit the 1889 Squirrel Cage Jail, located 2 blocks west of the Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin, MO. This historic relic is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a visitors’ center — by appointment,
Trudi Burton, ph: 660.663.7342