COME EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY OF INDEPENDENCE, MO!
Take a trip back in time with us! You'll travel the same streets as:
The early pioneer settlers
Frank & Jessie James
The Bushwackers & Jayhawkers
Civil War generals
Wild Bill Hickok
President Harry S. Truman
And many more! All from the comfort of a covered wagon!
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The Bingham Waggoner Mansion
A one of a kind gem located right off the Sante Fe trail. Ride through actual wagon swales in our covered wagon and learn about the 2 most famous owners of this beautiul mansion.
The Truman Home
Take a guided tour for an in depth view of the personal and family life of our 33rd president! See where Harry S. Truman lived and worked!
The 1859 Jail
Visit the jail that housed guerilla raider William Clark Quantrill and the infamous Frank James. See where the Marshall's family lived and maybe meet a ghost or two wrongfully incarcerated.
National Frontier Trails Museum
Hear the stories of the Pioneer's settlement of the American West. Read the actual diaries of those risking their lives to become a nation from sea to shining sea.
The 1827 Log Courthouse
Visit Jackson County's first government building. This building was constructed with slave labor and at one time was the only courthouse between St. Louis and the Pacific.
The Truman Courthouse
Situated in the very heart of the Historic Independence Square, the Truman Courthouse is where Harry S. Truman served as judge for Jackson County and still functions today.
Bess Truman's Birthplace
At the original city limits see the place where Harry Truman's wife, Bess Truman was born.
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