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Philatelic waypoint in St. Joseph, Mo., to Pony Express museum
…..a piece of mail sent in July 1860. It is in a light-sensitive case in the museum,….. Read More……..
Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the Pony Express history of ‘fast mail’
The Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the history of the Pony Express which was the first method of fast mail delivery from the Missouri River to the Pacific coast. In the modern day, the National Pony Express Association (NPEA) continues to keep the memory alive of the Pony Express by performing re-rides … Continued
Pony Express rides again on trip to Sacramento
A 2,000-mile trip by horseback began in St. Joseph on Monday afternoon as the National Pony Express Association’s annual re-ride to Sacramento, California, set off on a journey that will involve more than 600 riders. Read More…….
Book author visits Pony Express Museum
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An author who wrote a book about the Pony Express visited St. Joseph Friday and Saturday. Jim DeFelice compiled his research into a book that was published a couple years ago.On Friday he came to the Pony Express Museum in St. Joe to speak about it and on Saturday he did a … Continued
Museum marks 162nd anniversary of Pony Express
Sunday marks the 162nd anniversary of the Pony Express, and St. Joseph’s Pony Express Museum celebrated the achievement Saturday with a day full of activities and learning. The museum utilized a variety of resources, including educated volunteers and historical items, to heighten theorem reading a book, Pony Express Museum Executive Director Cindy Daffron said. Read More….
Pony Express Book Author Coming to Museum
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Pony Express Museum is bringing an event to St. Joseph this week. Author Jim DeFelice has written a book about the Pony Express and will be at the museum, the Rolling Hills Library and the St. Joseph Public Library on Friday and Saturday to speak about his book and research. This … Continued
MULTIPLE MUSEUMS IN ST. JOSEPH ARE PARTICIPATING IN NATIONAL FREE MUSEUM DAY SATURDAY
………….. The Pony Express Museum, and the Saint Joseph Museums will be two of the participating museums nationwide, featuring activities for all ages to enjoy…….. Read More…………
Director’s picks top exhibits at Patee House
After a year of lost visitors and revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things have been looking up at the Patee House Museum this summer. Word of mouth about the historical jewels held in St. Joseph seems to be spreading with every bus tour. Volunteer Museum Director Gary Chilcote invited News-Press NOW in to discuss … Continued
PONY EXPRESS RIDE RETURNS TO ST. JOE
After taking a year off due to Covid-19, The Pony Express riders concluded their cross country trek returning to the Patee House Museum Saturday night. Continue Reading & Watch Video….