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The Patee House in St. Joseph Missouri was the Eastern Terminus for the historic Pony Express Route. The Patee house was built in 1858 and was considered a luxurious 140 room Hotel. In 1860 Russell, Majors, and Waddell established their office of the Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company on the first floor of the the Hotel. The Pattee House is a National Museum today.
St. Joseph has always laid claim to being the place where the Pony Express started and Jesse James ended. Monday, Continue Reading