January 3, 2018

The Pony Express Museum is preparing its 19th year of sponsoring Tuesday Night Talks.  The program has become a popular and educational event in the community in January and February each year.  Joe Houts, TNT Chairman, said, “We have an exciting lineup for this year with several new and exciting topics. Please do not miss out on this cold weather fun!”

Cindy Daffron, Executive Director stated, “Last year’s attendance topped out near 1,275 or roughly 200 individuals per presentation.”

These talks give attendees a chance to hear authors, historians, and lecturers on a wide range of topics.  Admission is free and light refreshments are served to all guests.  Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and speakers begin at 7 p.m.

Contact Cindy Daffron, Executive Director, at 816-279-5059 or pxdirector@ponyexpress.net. The Pony Express Museum is located at 914 Penn Street in St. Joseph, MO.


  • 1/16/18    “Robidoux Row” / “Getting to Know Joe” by Clyde Weeks
  • 1/23/18    “WWI St. Joseph Centennial 100 Years: Woodrow Wilson’s Peace Without Victory Speech” by Dr. Kim Schutte and Trevor Tutt
  • 1/30/18    “Harry L. George: Native American Collection: Treasures, Stories and Research – St. Joseph Museum Collection” by Dr. Robert Corder and Sara Wilson
  • 2/6/18       Rescheduled due to weather
  • 2/13/18   “Katherine Davis and the Roots of Her Musical Training in St. Joseph” by Dr. Nathanael May
  • 2/20/18    “Native American Tribes Along the Pony Express Trail” by Steve Friesen
  • 2/27/18    “The History of the German American Building” by Pat Dillon
  • 3/6/18      “The Sweet Success of Dr. G. W. Chase and Chase Candy Co.” by Gary Westcott

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