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Pony Express Re-Ride to pass through the area June 24

DAWSON COUNTY — If you are driving south of the Platte River on June 24, you may just see a sight more at home in 1860. Read More…….

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Youngsters Learn about The Pony Express

Field trip encompasses local history Read More……..

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Despite Covid, People love “The Pony”…….

“………there were 15,000 people who stepped into our Pony Express Station [in 2020]……..”

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Pony Express re-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. This year, 600-plus horsemen and horses were to relay commemorative letters in a mochila, from the Western Terminus in Sacramento, California, to the Eastern Terminus, St. Joseph, … Continued

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Pony Express re-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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2020 Pony Express Re-Ride Officially Cancelled Over Safety Concerns

Organizers of the annual re-ride that traces the Pony Express route have announced this year’s ride has officially be cancelled due to the virus pandemic. Read More……..

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Marking our history for the future

History is a big part of what makes Gothenburg a unique place to visit, and a special place to live. The thing about the past is this: if no one preserves the stories and details for the next generation, they will die. Luckily there are many individuals around us committed to not letting that happen. … Continued

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Pony Express Association cancels 2020 re-ride The rerun of the famed Pony Express will return in 2021 after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the ride this summer.

JULESBURG – The rerun of the famed Pony Express will return in 2021 after the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the ride this summer. Read More………

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Hendersons’ Oregon Trail Collection called priceless

Railroad conducter Paul Henderson had been called “The Trail Detective” and “The Caboose Historian.” For 50-plus years, Henderson and his wife Helen documented and mapped the history of the Oregon, California and other trails when America was expanding westward. Read More……

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O’Fallon’s Bluff among reasons federal judge revokes permit for Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project

A Colorado federal judge has vacated a key permit for Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project transmission line, citing its potential impact on a key Oregon Trail landmark in Lincoln County as one reason. Read More……