Hunterland Antique Mall is located in historic downtown Saint Joseph, MO, 50 miles north of Kansas City on I-29.

Beginning as a fur trading post, the city incorporated in 1843, taking the name of the patron saint of founder Joseph Robidoux, Saint Joseph.

  Some distinctions about Saint Joseph's early history:

  • Until after the Civil War, St. Joseph was the westernmost point accessible by rail.
  • The Pony Express began here April 3, 1860.
  • The notorious Jesse James was assassinated April 3, 1882 by Robert Ford after setting up residence to plan more bank holdups.
  • In 1887, St. Joseph became the second city in the U.S. to have electric streetcars.
  • St. Joseph at one time ranked fourth in the nation for dry goods sales and fifth in hardware.
  • St. Joseph had its first telephone exchange in 1879.
  • Livestock has been a major part of St. Joseph’s economy since 1846.
  • St. Joseph was the 2nd largest city in Missouri during the Civil War.

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