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‘Official’ Pony Express Christmas cards carried for mail distribution

GOTHENBURG, Neb. — Nearly 800 people will be getting a special delivery from days gone by, when they open their mail this Christmas season. Read More ….

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High Plains Christmas brings traditions to the valley

GERING — Despite some wind and blowing snow, a large crowd showed up at Legacy of the Plains Museum Saturday to help celebrate a High Plains Christmas. Volunteers from the Scotts Bluff National Monument also joined in on a day of fun as the Village Players and the Highway 26 Gospel Group provided the Christmas … Continued

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Pony Express rides again

On a hot day when connecting participants were running behind schedule, John Greer and Bruce McReynolds talked about the first time McReynolds took part in the Pony Express re-ride.  Continue…

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The Pony Express- New beginnings and old traditions

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. After a long journey from Paxton the Pony Express Re-Ride arrived in North Platte on Thursday. It’s something that happens every year in North Platte. But for two riders this year it’s particularly important.  Continue reading…

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Hot temps slow Pony Express Re-Ride (2018)

Just after 9 a.m. three hours after originally expected, the Pony Express Re-Ride galloped into the Fort Kearny station and organizers said it was the extreme temperatures that slowed down their pace.  Continue reading…

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Annual Pony Express Re-ride underway

GOTHENBURG — Each June, members of the National Pony Express Association, established in 1978, recreate the Pony Express in a commemorative re-ride along the original route through the states of California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.https://lexch.com/news/annual-pony-express-re-ride-underway/article_fe7a2a2c-7a4e-11e8-9bf8-db5ca2347829.html

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Pony Express re-ride hits Fort Kearny early Friday for mail handoff

KEARNEY — The National Pony Express Association’s re-ride of the Sacramento, Calif., to St. Joseph, Mo., mail route will reach Fort Kearny State Historical Park at 6 a.m. Friday. http://www.theindependent.com/news/regional/kearney/pony-express-re-ride-hits-fort-kearny-early-friday-for/article_2d709768-71d2-5eb0-9ad4-1364583015f7.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

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Annual Pony Express Re-ride will travel from Old Sacramento, California, to St. Joseph, Missouri, stops at Scotts Bluff National Monument and Chimney Rock

SCOTTSBLUFF — It only lasted about 1½ years, but it made an indelible mark on the history of the American West. It was the Pony Express.http://www.starherald.com/news/local_news/annual-pony-express-re-ride-will-travel-from-old-sacramento/article_72758751-8976-5ba0-b9ed-fda2031ec83d.html

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It Was A Look Back In Time This Past Weekend In Fairbury

FAIRBURY –   History came alive this past weekend in Fairbury giving people a chance to look back in time.   Rock Creek Trail Days was held at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park, which sits southeast of Fairbury in Jefferson County. Read More …. 

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Events at Scotts Bluff

June 27: approximately 5:30 p.m., Pony Express Re-rideE Read More ….