Vernon County Jail, Sheriff's House and Office - Nevada, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 37° 50.415 W 094° 21.510
15S E 380466 N 4188960
Quick Description: Also known as the Bushwhacker Museum.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2010 4:26:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM8YC3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

Long Description:
The sign on the building reads:
"Bushwhacker Museum
Vernon County Jail 1860-1960
Cellroom built before Civil War, survives burning of Nevada 1863. Front part added 1871.
Museum established 1965.
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places 1977. Vernon County Historical Society."

NOTE:
The main building and exhibit location for the museum is at 212 West Walnut Street, Nevada, MO 64772. The jail and jailer quarters are located at 231 North Main Street. Admission to the musuem includes entry to both locations.
Street address:
231 North Walnut
Nevada, MO USA
64772


County / Borough / Parish: Vernon County

Year listed: 1977

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture, Military, Politics/Government

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899

Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government

Current function: Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 5/1/2010 To: 10/31/2010

Hours of operation: From: 8:00 AM To: 5:00 AM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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