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How the US Post Office Has Delivered the Mail Through the Decades

It’s impossible to separate the history of the United States from the history of its post office. After all, Benjamin Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general all the way back in 1775, after his fellow colonists rebelled against Britain’s Royal Mail and established the Post Office Department, the forerunner of the United States … Continued

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Unique Lockport provisional stamp offered in Aug. 6-7 H.R. Harmer sale

………Another exciting cover in the Erivan collection sale was mailed a little over 15 years after the Lockport cover, but has its own claim to uniquity as the only known Pony Express cover delivered to France. Read More……..

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Long Live the Pony Express

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Pony Express Rides again

http://Hyattville/Ten Sleep Pony Express Rides Again

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A trip through Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska reveals varied historical attractions

…………For years we’d been intrigued with the Pony Express, so we made plans to follow its route from St. Joseph, Mo., into Kansas, and then swing north into Nebraska………. Read More……….

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Amateur Radio supports Pony Express reeactment

The Pony Express provided mail service between Sacramento, California, and St. Joseph, Missouri, using relays of horse-mounted riders from 3 April 1860 to October 1861. Read More …

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Siegel to auction George Kramer’s Pony Express postal history treasures

Postal history will rule the day on Sept. 25, when Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries offers Pony Express covers and more from the George Kramer collection, plus the Clovis collection of Confederate States illustrated covers. Both auctions will take place at the Collectors Club, 22 E. 35th St., in New York City. “The Pony covers … Continued

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Remembering The Legendary Pony Express

The Pony Express used horse-and-rider relay teams to speed letters across the West just before the start of the Civil War. The 2,000-mile route went from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California — and the Pony could do it in just 10 days.   Read More …

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2019 Re-Ride News Release

2019 Re-ride News Release

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NPEA delivering letters to veterans at Reno Rodeo’s 100th

The National Pony Express Association (NPEA) has been invited to participate in the 100th anniversary of the Reno Rodeo this year as part of the Pony Express Re-Ride, which is scheduled to leave St. Joseph, MO on June 10 and arrive in Sacramento, CA on June 20. Read More …