Saint Joseph is a city located in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States of America. Informally, Saint Joseph is also named "St. Joe". Saint Joseph is the county seat of Buchanan and is situated near Andrew and DeKalb counties. The city has an area of 44.8 square miles and a population of more than 75.000 residents. Saint Joseph is the eight largest city in the state of Missouri and is located along the Missouri River. It is famous for being the place where famous outlaw, bank robber Jesse James died on April 3, 1882, being shot in his own home.
Top Attractions within Saint Joseph
Patee House or Patee House Museum used to be a luxurious hotel in the mid 19th century. John Patee was the one that built it, in order to develop around it Patee Town. Since 1963, this important attraction of Saint Joseph works as a museum, its artifacts belonging to the transportation domain.
Jesse James Home Museum is the museum that opened in the former home that the bank robber and his wife occupied for approximately 100 days. This Saint Joseph attraction is filled with artifacts recreating the story of his life and with personal belongings of the con. If you want an uncommon history lesson, this place is the best you could find in Saint Joseph.
Lizam Tours and Entertainment is a great tour you can take while spending some time in Saint Joseph. The guide, a woman, offers her own point of view on the story of the Wild West. Along this tour, you will visit the oldest buildings of the city.
Hoof & Horn Steak House is located on Illinois Avenue, in Saint Joseph. You can find it easily downtown and enjoy a meal in this great restaurant. The specialties of the house includes a large array of steaks, delicious and freshly made.