10th & Penn St. Joseph, MO 64503
Patee Park is located across the street from the Pony Express National Museum. A monument was placed in the park in 1913 by the Daughters of the American Revolution marking the starting point of the Pony Express on April 3, 1860.
In addition to this historic marker, visitors can find an antique locomotive engine, gazebo, a picnic shelter a fountain, and play equipment. It is also the home to the Pony Express PumpkinFest the 2nd weekend in October. A family arts & fall festival sponsored by the Pony Express Museum.