1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshall's Home

The Jackson County jail housed prisoners in downtown Independence, Missouri, for nearly a century until it closed its doors in 1933. Jackson County Historical… read more

The Jackson County jail housed prisoners in downtown Independence, Missouri, for nearly a century until it closed its doors in 1933. Jackson County Historical Society Executive Director Caitlin Eckard shared stories of the jail’s well-known inhabitants including guerilla raider William Quantrill and Frank James, brother of bank robber Jesse James.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshall's Home

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Program ID:
456851-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 6:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 27, 2019 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 19, 2019 | 6:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 9:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 3:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 5:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2019 | 10:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2019 | 7:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2019 | 11:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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