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Experience the unique architecture in Mount Mora Cemetery and hear intriguing stories from St. Joseph’s past as you “meet” some of the city’s most fascinating former... details>>
In 1864, martial law was declared in Kansas and every able-bodied man was called to repel Confederate General Sterling Price, who led 10,000 troops across Missouri toward the... details>>
Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information.
Diane Mutti Burke focuses on the Missouri counties located along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers to investigate small-scale slavery at the level of the household and neighborhood. She examines such topics as small slaveholders' child-rearing and fiscal strategies, the economics of slavery, relations between slaves and owners, the challenges faced by slave families, sociability among enslaved and free Missourians within rural neighborhoods, and the disintegration of slavery during the Civil W
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