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Holiday festivity on the homestead

The wind blew smoke from the campfire as the frontier soldiers tended their pots and kettles. One of the men held out a metal plate to 6-year-old Darbie Neuman and asked if she wanted some beans. The girl handed her mother a hand-dipped chocolate pretzel from the prairie candy shop so she could try a … Continued

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Holiday fun in Rock Springs, Ft. Laramie and Casper

Fort Laramie NHS Hosts “Christmas on the Frontier” Fort Laramie National Historic Site will host its annual “Christmas on the Frontier” program on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. and will conclude at 5:00 p.m. with the Fort Laramie Historical Association Annual Meeting following. Visitors will be entertained in the mess room … Continued

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CASPER’S TRAILS CENTER PRESENTS HOLIDAY ON THE HOMESTEAD

Enjoy an old time Christmas with “Holiday on the Homestead” at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Saturday, December 9th. “’Holiday on the Homestead’ is a wonderful opportunity to share the season with the community,” said Trails Center Director Chris Wilkinson. “This annual event is a great way to spend time with family while enjoying … Continued

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Pony Express Christmas Card run

  Pony Express riders will be carrying Christmas cards and letters for delivery around the world again this year. Read More …

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Pony Express Christmas Card run

GOSHEN COUNTY – Pony Express riders will be carrying Christmas cards and letters for delivery around the world again this year. Read More … 

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Pony Express Christmas Card Ride December 9th

Nothing says Wyoming like the Old West and with the rich history of the Oregon Trail and the Pony Express right here at our doorsteps, there’s a unique opportunity to mark your holiday greetings to reflect that legacy.    Read More…

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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 …