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Coming to Missouri: German Migration in the 19th Century Exhibit Opening

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1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum

217 N. Main Street

Independence, MO 64050

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Join the Jackson County Historical Society for an exhibit opening featured at the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum. Coming to Missouri: German Migration in the 19th Century explores the massive influx of German immigrants that came to Missouri. Learn about the problems they faced, the culture they brought, and their lasting effect on Missouri. JCHS will also have German style drinks and snacks to enjoy. Visitors may also take the time to tour our 1859 Jail and Marshal's Home.

You must RSVP to this event. There will be no admittance at the door on the night of the event.


Exhibit brought to you in part by Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area and the Jackson County Historical Society.

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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

We recommend this exhibit opening for ages 12 and above.

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is ample parking on the Historic Independence Square that is free. The closest parking lot is due west of the 1859 Jail, across the street.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Jackson County Historical Society

ceckard@jchs.org

816.252.7454

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1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum

217 N. Main Street

Independence, MO 64050

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