American Civil War in St. Joseph, MO

American Civil War in St. Joseph, MO This page commemorates the events related to the Civil War as they occurred in NW Missouri. Here you will find events and activities surrounding the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in St. Joseph which culminates in 2013.
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St. Jo Musts! 5 Reasons to Love St. Joseph! http://conta.cc/1z2hpHu
04/10/2015
St. Jo Musts! 5 Reasons to Love St. Joseph!

St. Jo Musts! 5 Reasons to Love St. Joseph! http://conta.cc/1z2hpHu

Missouri is full of small, notable towns. You'll drive through many of them as you road trip across the state. However, when you see a sign for St. Joseph, you should realize that you are quickly approaching a thriving city that has an array of attractions and sites to see.

St. Joseph has many entertaining events and performances to round out your year http://conta.cc/1v6nGAu
10/02/2014
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St. Joseph has many entertaining events and performances to round out your year http://conta.cc/1v6nGAu

Come and celebrate the fall harvest at the annual Pony Express PumpkinFest. Live entertainment, children's costume parade, festival rides, games, crafts and food. Watch the lighting of the Great Pumpkin Mountain on opening night, when thousands of people come to view hundreds of carved, electrically…

Enjoy fall festivals and music events in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/1p9zjaN
08/26/2014
Enjoy fall festivals and music events in St. Joseph, MO

Enjoy fall festivals and music events in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/1p9zjaN

It may still be a tad warm outside, but we have to admit, we've got autumn on the brain. Fall is definitely one of the best seasons in Northwest Missouri. What's better than a trip to the Pumpkin Patch with the family? A glass of hot cider on a crisp autumn afternoon? Driving along the Parkway to se…

March 1864 | Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854-1865
03/11/2014
March 1864 | Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854-1865

March 1864 | Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict, 1854-1865

Mayor Robert T. Van Horn. Courtesy of the Missouri Valley Special Collections.A post by Jason Roe, Kansas City Public LibraryEach month in 2014, the Library will commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Missouri and Kansas with a post derived from the thousands of primary sources that ar...

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01/27/2014
Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

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For arts and culture, St. Joseph has much to offer, including the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph Symphony, and numerous performing arts associations. From music festivals to plays to comedy shows, there are always loads of cultural events going on in the city. Check out the schedule of ev...

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc
01/15/2014
Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc

For arts and culture, St. Joseph has much to offer, including the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph Symphony, and numerous performing arts associations. From music festivals to plays to comedy shows, there are always loads of cultural events going on in the city. Check out the schedule of ev...

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc
01/15/2014
Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc

For arts and culture, St. Joseph has much to offer, including the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph Symphony, and numerous performing arts associations. From music festivals to plays to comedy shows, there are always loads of cultural events going on in the city. Check out the schedule of ev...

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc
01/15/2014
Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO

Warm up with cool entertainment in St. Joseph, MO http://conta.cc/19sLysc

For arts and culture, St. Joseph has much to offer, including the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph Symphony, and numerous performing arts associations. From music festivals to plays to comedy shows, there are always loads of cultural events going on in the city. Check out the schedule of ev...

Get in the spirit of the Holidays with our updated calendar of events. http://conta.cc/Iik0Zu
11/21/2013
Get in the Spirit of the Holidays with our updated calendar of events.

Get in the spirit of the Holidays with our updated calendar of events. http://conta.cc/Iik0Zu

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

Get in the Spirit of the Holidays in St. Joseph! http://conta.cc/1egha5x
11/05/2013
Get in the Spirit of the Holidays in St. Joseph!

Get in the Spirit of the Holidays in St. Joseph! http://conta.cc/1egha5x

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible seasonal events and family activities. #VisitStJoMo http://conta.cc/17nvxiL
09/16/2013
Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible events and activities

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible seasonal events and family activities. #VisitStJoMo http://conta.cc/17nvxiL

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible seasonal events and family activities. #VisitStJoMo http://conta.cc/17nvxiL
09/16/2013
Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible events and activities

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible seasonal events and family activities. #VisitStJoMo http://conta.cc/17nvxiL

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

09/13/2013
St Joseph, Missouri (StJoMo) on Twitter

St Joseph, Missouri (StJoMo) on Twitter

The latest from St Joseph, Missouri (@StJoMo). Where the West officially started getting WILD! Where Pony Express Began, Jesse James Ended, the Civil War was fought & now Home of the KC Chiefs Training Camp. St. Joseph, Missouri

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible events and activities. Check some out in our Sept e-enewsletter! http://conta....
09/10/2013
Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible events and activities

Fall in St. Joseph offers many incredible events and activities. Check some out in our Sept e-enewsletter! http://conta.cc/17nvxiL

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

09/06/2013
Civil War and the Practice of Medicine - St. Joseph Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri

Enjoy this brief video about the practice of medicine during the American Civil War. Featuring footage from the Civil War exhibits at the St. Joseph Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Brief video about the practice of medicine during the American Civil War. Featuring footage from the Civil War exhibits at the St. Joseph Museum in St. Josep...

Today marks the 150th anniv of William Quantrill’s 1863 raid on Lawrence, Kan. You can follow along via live “tweet-enac...
08/21/2013
1863 Commemorate Lawrence – #QR1863 Live reenactment

Today marks the 150th anniv of William Quantrill’s 1863 raid on Lawrence, Kan. You can follow along via live “tweet-enactment” is fun and educational! Follow on twitter at #QR1863, or view the feed here: #BRILLIANT!

Upcoming Events August 16, 2013 6:00 pm Watkins Museum Exhibit Gala August 16, 2013 8:00 pm Flashlight Cemetery Tour August 17, 2013 7:00 am 1863 Eldridge House Breakfast August 17, 2013 8:00 am Trace Quantrill's path across the border bus tour August 17, 2013 8:30 am Walking TourView All Events

07/30/2013
Fort Smith

Fort Smith Civil War Park to open this Friday, August 2nd - 11am. Attendees encouraged to bring chairs, water and camera to capture best views of the Missouri River and Downtown. Fort Smith is located at the Corner of Bellevue Street and W. Michel Street; GPS location: Lat 39.772934, Long -94.863282.

Ft. Smith, named after Colonel Robert F. Smith, was erected in late September 1861 as a safeguard against conflicting armies battling on either side of the state line. With the strong possibility of battles reaching St. Joseph, Colonel Smith stood ready with his 2,500 troops and 12 cannon poised a…

Come for #KCChiefs Camp, stay for the Cowboys & Indians! What to do while your here in #StJoMo. #KCChiefsinStJoMo
07/23/2013
Come for the Kansas City Chiefs, stay for the Cowboys & Indians!

Come for #KCChiefs Camp, stay for the Cowboys & Indians! What to do while your here in #StJoMo. #KCChiefsinStJoMo

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

Come for the Kansas City Chiefs, stay for the Cowboys & Indians! http://conta.cc/1bOUar2
07/22/2013
Come for the Kansas City Chiefs, stay for the Cowboys & Indians!

Come for the Kansas City Chiefs, stay for the Cowboys & Indians! http://conta.cc/1bOUar2

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee of St. Joseph will host a Grand Opening of Fort Smith Park, a newly discovered ...
07/15/2013
Fort Smith

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee of St. Joseph will host a Grand Opening of Fort Smith Park, a newly discovered and developed Civil War related, passive park in St. Joseph, on Friday August 2nd at 11:00 am.

The event will include a welcome and introductions from Joe Houts, Jr., Chairman of the St. Joseph Civil War Committee, a welcome by Mayor Bill Faulkner, a brief history and background of the project by Bill McKinney of the St. Joseph Parks Department; Sarah Elder and Robert Ford of the St. Joseph Civil War Committee and a ribbon cutting, officially opening the Park to the public. More information at www.stjomo.com/fortsmith.

Ft. Smith, named after Colonel Robert F. Smith, was erected in late September 1861 as a safeguard against conflicting armies battling on either side of the state line. With the strong possibility of battles reaching St. Joseph, Colonel Smith stood ready with his 2,500 troops and 12 cannon poised a…

What are the TOP 10 things to do in #StJoMo this Summer? Check it out! http://conta.cc/11cCmmw
06/06/2013
TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer!

What are the TOP 10 things to do in #StJoMo this Summer? Check it out! http://conta.cc/11cCmmw

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer! http://conta.cc/11cCmmw
05/29/2013
TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer!

TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer! http://conta.cc/11cCmmw

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

Read about the TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer via our May/June e-newsletter. http://conta.cc/11cCmmw
05/22/2013
TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer!

Read about the TOP 10 things to do in St. Joseph, MO this Summer via our May/June e-newsletter. http://conta.cc/11cCmmw

The St. Joseph Convention & Visitors Bureau was established by Buchanan County voters in the spring of 1993 with the purpose of "advertising and promoting tourism in Buchanan County, Missouri."  The CVB is governed by a board of seven members and is a political subdivision of the Buchanan County Com...

04/26/2013
Visit St. Joseph, Missouri

Visit St. Joseph, Missouri

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