1952 visitor’s guide recalls scenes of Jefferson City

In 1952, a visitor could pick up a guide to Jefferson City’s hospitality, attractions and history. It included current events, a map, industries and churches.

The city limits of Jefferson City at that time was the Missouri River on the north, Dix Road on the west, Stadium and Leslie boulevards on the south and Warwick Village on the East. McCarty Street was U.S. 50 through town before the Rex Whitten Expressway was constructed in the 1960s.

The traveler may have found the following information useful in this promotional tourist brochure.

“For something to eat, make your first stop Stegeman’s CafĂ©