From Jesse James' history
to historic homes and farmsteads, Clay County, MO, is home to a storied past
that will keep any history buff entertained. Visit the birthplace
of the infamous Jesse James in Kearney or the Liberty bank
where he and his gang perpetrated the first successful daylight bank robbery in US history. Explore Excelsior Springs, Missouri
, a town founded because of its rich mineral waters
. Along with the big names and unique destinations, Clay is home to many preserved historic sites that offer a unique glimpse back into American history. Add these experiences to your itinerary to take a step back in time in Clay County.