Sturgis is the biggest city in St. Joseph County. It was the principal town to embrace the main Michigan Southern Steam Locomotive in 1851. Its Old New York Central Railroad Depot is recorded on the State Historic Register. Downtown Sturgis boasts of various specialty stores including the Open Door Gallery. The Sturges-Young Civic Center and Auditorium plays host to exhibitions and workmanship programs. This city surely satisfies an assortment of tastes.