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Nevada’s Fort Churchill

        Just one year after silver was discovered in the Comstock Lode, a band of Paiute and Bannock Indians attacked several white settlers at Williams Station about 30 miles east of Virginia City along the Carson River. The station was burned and several men were murdered. Read More ….

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When the Pony Express came to SF, it was party time

At 12:38 a.m. on April 14, 1860, the steamer Antelope pulled up to the Broadway wharf. It was carrying a small, gaily bedecked bay horse and rider, who earlier that day had galloped into Sacramento — the last relay station on a transcontinental journey that had begun in St. Joseph, Mo., 10½ days, 1,950 miles … Continued

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Rock Creek Station

History about  Rock Creek Station in NE   Read More…

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Ingenuity in Connection From the Pony Express

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — For a very brief moment in time, swift communication in this country began and ended here at a set of modest stables located along the lush winding shores of the Missouri River. Read More …

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How the Pony Express linked an isolated SF to the country

The Pony Express, the short-lived mail service whose daring young riders and tireless horses raced back and forth across 2,000 miles of a mostly unexplored continent, fired the imagination of the entire country. But it may have had the greatest emotional resonance in San Francisco. Read More …

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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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