A city of northwest Missouri on the Missouri River north of Kansas City. It grew as a supply depot in the 1850s and became the eastern terminus of the Pony Express in 1860.
Saint-joseph Sentence Examples
Two Jesuits, Raymbault and Jogues, visited the site of Sault Sainte Marie as early as 1641 for the conversion of the Chippewas; in 1668 Marquette founded there the first permanent settlement within the state; three years later he had founded a mission among the Hurons at Michilimackinac; La Salle built a fort at the mouth of the Saint Joseph in 1679; and in 1701 Cadillac founded Detroit as an important point for the French control of the fur trade.
Detroit was besieged for five months and both Michilimackinac and Saint Joseph were taken.