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You Tube Video with history about a letter sent by Pony Express from California to Vermont. Watch Video.
You Tube Video of news story regarding the Vermont letter carried by Pony Express. Watch video.
The only Pony Express letter ever delivered to Vermont sold for $6,500 at a New York City auction Read More……..
10-Day, 2,000-Mile Trek From California to Missouri Will Deliver Mail, Celebrate 163rd Anniversary Read More………
Every year the National Pony Express Association reenacts the transcontinental delivery of mail on horseback in ten days. This year they left Sacramento on 7 June and will arrive in St. Joseph, Mo., on 17 June. Read More…
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – A rare piece of American history with ties to Vermont will go on the auction block in New York City later this month. It’s a pony express envelope that was bound for a recipient in the Green Mountain State. The pony express Read More…
Photo by: Shutterstock By: Scripps News Staff Posted at 12:04 PM, Jun 09, 2023 and last updated 11:04 AM, Jun 09, 2023 The Pony Express may be coming through your town with mail. According to the National Pony Express Association, its annual re-ride kicked off this week. It will take riders from Sacramento, California, to St. Louis, Missouri. … Continued
This week, mail enthusiasts, horseback riders and onlookers will celebrate the Pony Express’ 163rd anniversary with a nearly 2,000-mile trek from Old Sacramento to St. Joseph, Missouri. The National Pony Express Association, Read more at: https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article276162061.html#storylink=cpy Read More…….
Penny Orrick of Easton, Missouri, is scheduled to arrive from Elwood, Kansas, on horseback in St. Joseph, Missouri, at 7:30 p.m. June 17. She will be the last of about 700 riders who will have relayed a mailbag from one horse and rider to another for 10 days straight. Riding 24/7, the journey will have … Continued
……Thompson had heard that hundreds of thousands of dollars in stocks and bonds had been secretly removed and “loaned” to an unknown official. To his shock, the securities were indeed missing from the safe. The recipient turned out to be the president of the Pony Express, ………… Read More……..