Museum Hill Historic District, Saint Joseph

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
Museum Hill Historic District is a national historic district located at St. Joseph, Missouri. The district encompasses 248 contributing buildings in a predominantly residential section of St. Joseph. It developed between about 1860 and 1942, and includes representative examples of Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, American Foursquare, and Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Located in the district is the separately listed Robidoux School. Other notable buildings include the First Congregational Church (1890), Francis Street Methodist Church (1905), First Baptist Church (1896) designed by architect Edmond Jacques Eckel (1845–1934), United Presbyterian Church (1901), First Church of Christ Scientist (1905), First English Evangelical Lutheran Church (1913), and Queen of the Apostles Roman Catholic Church (1908) designed by Eckel.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 with a boundary increase in 2009.
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  • A very nice area with beautiful houses, some almost mansion size. Well worth a walk through the neighborhood. It was too cold the day we were there. But, sadly to say there were other houses outside.....  more »
  • These homes are gorgeous on the outside, I can only imagine how they look inside ... or how they looked at the time they were new! Just happened to be able to go through the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion the....  more »

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