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Wyoming Riders pick up letters from French Visitors

Wyoming Rider picking up letters from a couple from France, during a local fundraiser in Ft. Laramie, WY. They are sending some letters to their grandkids in France. Apparently the Pony Express is well known there and very popular,  they told us about books they have read about it.  

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Community Calendar – Glendo State Park

Pony Express program set GLENDO – The public is invited to Glendo State Park for a discussion on the history of the Pony Express, July 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Watch as Pony Express riders perform a mochila exchange. Following the exchange, there will be a presentation by the riders about the history of … Continued

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Generations of Casperites celebrate Parade Day traditions

National Pony Express Association riders participate in the Casper Parade Read More …

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Southeast Wyoming Pony Express Division receives Letter from Senator Barrasso

The Southeast Wyoming Pony Express Division received a special letter of Appreciation from Senator Barrasso for the second annual event in Cheyenne at the VA hospital.   Open the letter …

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The Pony Express makes a special delivery to the Cheyenne VAMC

The letter come from children in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade, thanking veterans for their service. According to riders with the Pony Express, the mail delivery service began in 1860 and though hand written letters are considered old fashioned now- in the 1800’s the Pony Express was twice as fast as the competitors. Read … Continued

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Wyoming Pony Express delivers letters of thanks to veterans

CHEYENNE – Dexter Green has celebrated Independence Day in several states across the nation. But the U.S. Armed Forces veteran said Saturday’s celebration at the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center is one that will always stand out in his mind. “It’s special everywhere you go,” he said. “This one I’ll never forget Read more

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Pony Express to deliver mail to Cheyenne VA Veterans

Pony Express to deliver mail to Cheyenne VA Veterans … The Southeast Wyoming Pony Express will be delivering mail to veterans residing at the Read More …

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The Pony Express Reenactment Rides Through Casper

Casper, Wyoming – Casper residents saddled up for yet another ride in memorial of The Pony Express. The 10 day 2,000 mile ride started in Missouri and extends to California. The Pony Express, the 19 month long mail delivery service was beat out by the invention of the telegraph, but residents and history enthusiasts across … Continued

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Pony Express in Casper

Over 150 years after the riders of the Pony Express carved their place in the history of the Western United States, a new generation saw the innovative mail system of the old west come alive Friday afternoon in Casper. It was a quick stop shortly before 3 p.m. at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, … Continued

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Pony Express Rides Again

A by-gone form of delivering mail is re-enacted every year to show and preserver history. Read more …..