Jun 20th 2:00–4:00 pm
Attend the celebration in Old Sacramento to kick off the 2018 National Re-Ride. The festivities begin to celebrate the re-ride, the 40th anniversary of the incorporation of the National Pony Express Association, and the 50th anniversary of the National Historical Trails. Jeff Hallsten is coordinating the event for the California Division. There will be dignitaries from Sacramento, the National Parks Service, the California Railroad Museum, as well as the Mormon Battalion, author Jim Felice who has written a new book about the Pony Express entitled West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express, and Rich Tatman. Jim Gledhill will provide music including singing the song, “Pony Riders”. Show up in uniform and bring family and friends to enjoy this special event.