The 1859 Jail and Marshal’s Museum is said to be visited by spirits, including Henry Bugler, a former Jackson County sheriff, who was killed at the jail in 1866 and has been seen in the center south cell in a blue suit. Jesse James’ brother Frank was imprisoned here for almost six months. Witnesses describe nausea, extreme cold, footsteps, growling and a man gasping for air.
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- 217 N Main St
Independence, MO 64050
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- 39.093454, -94.41526099999999
- Jackson County, Missouri
- Nearest Towns:
- Independence, MO (0.2 mi.)
Sugar Creek, MO (1.9 mi.)
East Independence, MO (3.2 mi.)
Birmingham, MO (5.4 mi.)
River Bend, MO (6.0 mi.)
Randolph, MO (6.2 mi.)
Raytown, MO (6.4 mi.)
Lake Tapawingo, MO (7.5 mi.)
Avondale, MO (8.2 mi.)
North Kansas City, MO (8.3 mi.)
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