Museum Hill


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About Museum Hill District

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 noted architect Edmond Jacques Eckel , United Presbyterian Church (1901), First Church of Christ Scientist (1905), First English Evangelical Lutheran Church (1913), Queen of the Apostles Roman Catholic Church (1908) designed by Eckel, The Corby Mansion (1882), The Vineyard Mansion, and the 43 bedroom Wyeth Tootle Mansion/Museum (1879) designed by E.J. Eckel.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 with a boundary increase in  2009.

Museum Hill Association

For more than 30 years, the Museum Hill Neighborhood Association has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the preservation and restoration of our architectural treasures and the revitalization of one of the most inspired communities.

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