St. Joseph – where history comes to life. St. Joe is home to the Pony Express, where the Kansas City Chiefs train in the summer, and renowned for its architecture. An early progressive attitude toward public improvements, St. Joseph was one of the first cities in the U.S. to have telephone service and an electric streetcar line.
A favorite in St. Joseph is the Tobiason Studio tour where you create your own stained glass angel.
The Glore Psychiatric Museum chronicles the 130-year history of the state hospital and mental health treatment. See surgical tools, treatment equipment, personal notes and other items from the hospital. Tours begin with a right brain/left brain exercise to help loosen up and embrace the museum’s educational exhibits.
Missouri native son Walter Cronkite left a journalistic legacy which is shared at the Walter Cronkite Memorial.
A step-on guide will point out sights that make St. Joseph a gem of the midwest.