Join the Jackson County Historical Society for a new exhibit 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.
There is a special open house for the exhibit on Thurs., April 27th at the 1859 Old Jail on the Independence Square. The opening is free. RSVP at our Eventbrite page. You must RSVP. There will be no admittance the night of the event. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/jackson-county-historical-society-13132193349
Learn about the problems German immigrants faced, the culture they brought, and their lasting effect on Missouri.
Visitors may also take the time to tour our 1859 Jail and Marshal's Home.
The exhibit is supported by Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area and the Jackson County Historical Society.