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History comes alive with Pony Express Re-Ride

A family tradition with historic roots continued last week with the annual re-ride effort coordinated by the National Pony Express Association. Back in the 1960’s, Deb Hill, of Washington, said her father, Ralph Payne, participated in a similar effort along a portion of the Pony Express Trail for its 100-year anniversary.   Read More…

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Pony Express Re-ride retraces historic trail from Missouri to Pacific coast

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Pony Express Re-ride retraces historic trail from Missouri to Pacific coast

MARYSVILLE, KS — It’s a tradition working to keep a part of western U.S. history alive. See More……

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Museum Day in Marysville

MARYSVILLE, KS – A sign of spring, and changing of the seasons, is Museum Day in Marysville, KS. This Saturday, Museums and historical sites throughout Marshall County in Northeast Kansas will be free of admission and have a number of activities. Toby Carrig is the tourism director for the town. “Saturday April 2 marks the opening … Continued

2020

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Pony Express Ride 2020 canceled

Since 1980, the National Pony Express Association, has conducted a Re-Run of the famed Pony Express each June. Due to COVID-19, the Ride for 2020 has been canceled. Read More……….

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Pony Express Museum closes due to COVID-19 concerns

The Pony Express Barn Museum closed Saturday for the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More………

2019

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Museum strives to attract visitors, support

The month of June kept us busy at the Pony Express Barn & Museum in downtown Marysville. We had 416 visitors last month, including 353 individuals from states outside of Kansas.   Read More…

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Annual Pony Express Re-ride draws generations

Six-year-old Jayde Mongeau couldn’t wait to hop on the gelding that her mother, Suzann Mongeau, rode into town Tuesday morning as the annual Pony Express Re-ride arrived at Marysville’s Pony Express Barn Museum to a welcoming crowd. Read More …

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Pony Express re-ride in progress

The annual re-creation of the Pony Express began on Monday, June 10 in St. Joseph, Mo. and will continue until June 20 when the last rider and horse arrives in Sacramento, Calif.   Read More …

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Pony Express Re-ride set for June 10-20

The Pony Express will ride again across the American West. A re-run of the famed mail service will be June 10-20 by the National Pony Express Association. Commemorative letters and personal mail will be carried by horse and rider relays from the Missouri River to the Sacramento River. The first rider departs the Patee House … Continued