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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

2019

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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 …

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Today in History, April 13: The first Pony Express mail arrived

1860 The first Pony Express mail, traveling by horse and rider relay, reached Sacramento, California, after 10 days of travel. Read More … 

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Celebrate the Pony Express at the Benicia Capitol, April 14

BENICIA [CA] — Next year will mark the 160th anniversary of the founding of the Pony Express on April 3 of 1860. To commemorate this important occasion, the Benicia State Parks Association is sponsoring an historic lecture and presentation at the Benicia State Capitol on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. (please … Continued

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Pony Express stations, Part 3: Carson City

By 1851, a trading post and a small ranch were established on the Carson Branch of the California Emigrant Trail in what is now Carson City. Frank Hall, W.J. Hall and George Jollenshee operated the station near what is now Fifth and Thompson streets. They called the place Eagle Station due to a large stuffed … Continued