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Pony Express Region, Missouri

Come to this region and discover what thousands of glod seekers, outlaws, explorers and traders knew 200 years ago - this northwest corner of the state is a great stopover, no matter where you're headed. Rich in Old West legends and flavor, the Pony Express Region offers unique towns, intriguing attractions and tree-filled countryside to explore.


Though much ahs changed since horseback riders stopped in this region for lodging and supplies, the legends these riders built live on in the area's museums, tour homes and brick-paved streets. Come and make your own legendary memories in the Pony Express Region.

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National Military Heritage Museum

Housed in the Harvey Ellis designed brick building that formerly served as the city'

St. Joseph, MO Museums

Ray County Museum and Genealogical Library

Ray County, known as the Mother County of Missouri, and, its County Seat, Richmond, boasts a beautiful turn of the century building for its museum. 37

Richmond, MO Museums

Step Back In Time Tours

Jamesport, Missouri is home to the largest Old Order Amish Settlement west of the Mississippi River. Step-On-Tour guide for 25

Jamesport, MO Tours

Conception Abbey

Benedictine monastery founded in 1873. Highlights: The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (dedicated in 1891, rare example of Beuronese murals);

Conception, MO Historic Churches


Van Buren-Spaeth Library Museum

Library upstairs (15,000 books)

Lathrop, MO Museums

Pony Express National Museum

Housed inside the historic Pike's Peak Stables, the Pony Express Museum illustrates the need, creation and operation of the mail service which began in 1860

St. Joseph, MO Pony Express

Albany Driving/Walking Tour

Self-guided tour meanders past Victorian homes set in rural charm. Brochure shows brief history of each site incluiding historical town square courthouse. Brochure at "Information Center."

Albany, MO Tours


Lewis and Clark State Park

Dedicated to explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the 121

St. Joseph, MO State Parks

Jesse James Home

This was the house where outlaw Jesse James was killed April 3, 1882. Exhibits include artifacts from Jesse's grave after he was exhumed in 1995

St. Joseph, MO Famous Homes


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