Jesse James House

12th St. and Mitchell Ave., St. Joseph, Missouri

Photo 

GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The outlaw Jesse James was killed in this house in 1882. At the time he was living here with his wife and two children. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 4, 1980
Reference number
80002319
NR name
James, Jesse, House
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Other; Law; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1880; 1977

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2012: Imported photo from HABS/HAER
  • July 15, 2010: New Street View added by Ruth Reynolds

Sources