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Pony Express Re-Ride across Nebraska June 6-8

The National Pony Express Association will relay mail by horse and rider over the famed Pony Express National Historic Trail for 10 days in early June. The Re-Ride will travel along the Pony Express National Historic Trail, entering Nebraska at the Tri-County marker near Steele City on June 6. …. As a special treat to … Continued

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Pony Express visits Hiawatha Elementary

The third grade students at Hiawatha Elementary School were invited by the Pony Express Association to participate in a week long learning event about the Pony Express. The students experienced our countries past mail system through a variety of lessons. “My favorite thing in the Pony Express was how we could learn about the dangers … Continued

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Marking city’s most famous beginning and ending

St. Joseph has always laid claim to being the place where the Pony Express started and Jesse James ended. Monday marked the 157th and 135th anniversaries of those events, respectively. Both legendary events took place on April 3 but 22 years apart. Johnny Fry took off from the Patee House in 1860, and the infamous … Continued

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A Bible and a Gun: The History of the Pony Express

Who knew that the Pony Express was founded with a presumption that its riders would be Christian? On the evening of April 3, 1860, a lone rider set out on horseback from St. Joseph, Missouri, carrying a mochila (backpack) crammed full of 49 letters, five private telegrams, and some newspapers. Ten days later, at 1:00 … Continued

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This Week in History: The beginnings of the Pony Express

This week in history features the birth of an American icon, one that shows just how far we were willing to go to get the latest news in the middle of the 19th century. April 3, 1860 In today’s fast-paced world of the New York Stock Exchange, where fortunes are made and lost in mere … Continued

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Nebraska Statehood Celebration

The National Pony Express Association, Nebraska Division, will participate in Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial Statehood Day activities Wednesday at the Capitol. Pony Express coming to Lincoln

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Songwriter leads school assembly about Pony Express

Read about songwriter Thad Beach and students at Diller-Odell Elementary School. Song to be carried by Pony Express during the 2017 Annual Re-Ride.

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Pony Express to deliver Valentine’s Day mail

Pony Express to deliver Valentine’s Day mail Pony Express Pony Express riders in southeast Wyoming are keeping history alive by delivering special mail for Valentine’s Day via horseback on a ride from Guernsey to Hartville. It’s an opportunity to do something unique for a loved one, said Southeast Wyoming Pony Express President Stephanie Goulart. “We … Continued

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Kim Copel Harris to talk about the Pony Express history at Carson City Leisure Hour Club’s

Kim Copel Harris will talk about the history of the Pony Express at Carson City Leisure Hour Club’s next meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Harris, a member of the Leisure Hour Club, serves as secretary of the National Pony Express Association, Nevada Division. Her program is replacing the originally scheduled presentation on Washoe cultural history … Continued

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The California Pony Express Christmas Card Ride

It has been more than a decade since the National Pony Express Association, California Division, has provided a special Christmas Card Ride for El Dorado County. The Pony Riders wanted to thank the community for its continued support of our association, so on Dec. 10, rain or shine, you may hear the shout “Go, pony rider!” Read the Mountain Democrat … Continued