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Celebrating Nebraska’s 150th birthday in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. March 1 marks the 150th birthday of Nebraska, and the Nebraska 150 Association is celebrating it throughout 2017 with programs and projects across the Cornhusker State. …the crowd moved outside to watch the National Pony Express-Nebraska division deliver of the original statehood proclamation to Governor Ricketts at the Capitol steps.That proclamation was read in the filled … Continued

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Nebraska celebrates 150 years with taste of history, culture

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska celebrated 150 years of statehood on Wednesday with tributes to its pioneer roots, history-making citizens and natural splendor. Hundreds gathered at the Capitol to mark the anniversary with the formal unveiling of a new state stamp and actor portrayals of author Willa Cather, Ponca Indian Chief Standing Bear and William … Continued

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Lincoln kicks off yearlong celebration of statehood

LINCOLN — Cisco the horse was turned away from trotting in the halls of the State Capitol. The governor stumbled over a 16-letter word he regularly uses to quiz fourth-graders. And a young Nebraska woman whose voice made her a national television darling stood terrified at singing the national anthem before dozens of state senators, … Continued

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Nebraska Governor receives Statehood Proclamation from the Pony Express

Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement celebrating Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood.  March 1, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary, or sesquicentennial, of President Andrew Johnson signing the presidential proclamation declaring Nebraska’s statehood.   Watch the video of Nebraska Pony Express Division President Lyle Gronewold and Mary Cone deliver a special Pony Express message celebrating the 150th … 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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Lecture Series at the Pony Express Museum, St. Joseph

Author, historian and writer Phillis Foxworty Preator will visit St. Joseph on Tuesday, Jan. 31, to present this year’s third program. It will be a talk about how ponies and the Pony Express has helped her write history. Lecture Series at the Pony Express Museum, St. Joseph

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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