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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

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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….

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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

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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…………

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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

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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….

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Pony Express Re-ride a culmination of 10 days, nearly 2,000 miles

St. Joseph residents packed the sidewalks to see the finish of the Pony Express Re-ride this evening in front of the Patee House Museum. It marked the completion of a trek that started nearly 2,000 miles away in Sacramento.   Continue Reading…

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PONY EXPRESS REENACTORS BACK IN THE SADDLE

The Pony Express Re-Ride kicked off in Sacramento, California Wednesday and are set to arrive in St. Joseph in a little more than a week.  Read More….

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Ferry for Pony across the Missouri

Ebenezer Ferry carried Pony Express riders and much more…..

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Tuesday Night Talks going virtual in 2021

The Pony Express Museum is preparing for its 22rd year of presenting Tuesday Night Talks.   Read More…….