Q. Do the Friends of the James Farm (FOJF) own the James Farm Historical Site in Clay County Missouri?
A. No, Clay County owns the James Farm and Museum and operates it as a historical site and museum. The FOJF only promotes interest in the site and the time period it represents.
Q. Does the FOJF put on the Jesse James Festival in Kearney Missouri in September each year?
A. No, The Jesse James Festival is hosted by a separate committee, however the FOJF usually has a booth at the fairgrounds.
Q. Does the FOJF advocate theft, robbery or criminal acts perpetrated by the James-Younger Gang or the later James Gang?
A. No, the FOJF promotes the study of history and the tragic and colorful events of the Border War and it's aftermath, including the post war activities Frank and Jesse James. We leave moral and ethical judgements up to you.