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…..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
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…….
(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
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….
(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
………….. 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…………
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