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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

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PX Re-ride pony to gallop in around 9 a.m. Tuesday

A breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Pony Express Barn Museum alley during the Pony Express re-ride. The re-ride is expected to arrive in Marysville at 9 a.m. Read More …

2018

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Author of Pony Express book says local station ‘most impressive’

Jim DeFelice, a New York Times best-selling author who co-wrote “American Sniper,” said he was impressed with the Marysville Pony Express Barn Museum. Continue reading

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Pony Express prepares to ride out for 2018 event

The National Pony Express Association will dramatically celebrate the 158th anniversary of the Pony Express by conducting a re-run of the famous mail service June 20-30.Read More ….

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Kansas Pony Express Museum to Participate in Seneca “Day at the Museums”

“…An extra treat at the Pony Express Museum that day: a charter member of the Kansas Pony Express Riders, Darrel Void of Beattie, will be at the museum from 10 to 11 a.m. sharing stories and experiences with all the museum’s visitors, and refreshments will be served.” Continue reading…

2017

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Christmas card ride

The ride is a tradition in some communities along the National Pony Express Trail. Continue Reading….

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Pony Express Riders Connect with History

“I’m screaming with my horse for two miles and thinking about my great-grandfather and my great-great-grandfather and this idea they had to move the mail,” Rhodes said Tuesday at the annual re-ride stop at Marysville’s Pony Express Barn Museum. Read more …

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2017 Pony Express Re-Ride

The National Pony Express Association will celebrate the 157th Anniversary Year of the founding of the Pony Express by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, June 5-15, 2017. Commemorative letters and personal mail will be carried by horse and rider relays 1966 miles from the Missouri River to the Sacramento River. The first … Continued