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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……

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Gering opens Christmas season with High Plains Christmas

The community returned to reasonable winter temperatures and clear skies as Gering kicked off a High Plains Christmas on Saturday. Santa’s Village in downtown Gering was open as Santa greeted the public and heard wish lists from younger residents. Hot chocolate and cookies were also part of the fun as parents brought their cell phones … Continued

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History brought to life: Christmas cards delivered via Pony Express

In several communities across the famed Pony Express trail, an annual tradition brings back a snippet of the past at Christmastime. With Gothenburg being dubbed the Pony Express capital of Nebraska, it only seems fitting this community would participate in the annual Christmas Card Ride – which took place on Saturday, Dec. 14. Read More … Continued

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Pony Express planning ninth annual Christmas Card ride (NE)

COZAD — The Central Nebraska Pony Express will do its ninth annual Christmas Card Ride Dec. 14. The public is invited to address Christmas cards to friends or family anywhere in the world. Read More …