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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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Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association Field Day: Getting Better Every Year

A couple of them were newcomers to the hobby or Field Day itself. Participating in this event fired them up for more activity. Even when the laptops overheated, they pulled out paper and pens and continued turning the dials. And there were no disasters! The general meeting to be held July 1 will be a … Continued

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Folsom A to Z: Pony Express

After gold was discovered there in 1848, thousands of prospectors, investors and businessmen made their way to California. In 1860, the population in California had grown to 380,000. The demand for a faster way to get mail and other communications to and from this westernmost state became even greater as the American Civil War approached. In the late 1850s, William Russell, … Continued

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Crowd gathers to see Pony Express ride into Historic Folsom

A crowd gathered outside of the Folsom History Museum Thursday morning, June 15 as The National Pony Express Association celebrated it’s 157th anniversary by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, and they attracted a good share of wide eyes of all ages as they arrived in the heart of Historic Folsom.   Read More …

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Westward Ho: Pony Express re-ride travels through Dawson County

It has been 157 years since the first Pony Express riders raced across the country, and Americans are still enthralled with the history of it. Nothing quite says ‘Old West’ like the Pony Express. Read More …