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2020 Pony Express Reride Cancelled

The National Pony Express Association is cancelling their Pony Express Reride, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More……..

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Holiday on the Homestead Saturday

Contingent upon the weather and while supplies last, the following is a list of activities: crafts, create your own yarn doll; Prairie Sweet Shop, enjoy wonderful melted chocolates from a Dutch oven; cookie decorating, design your own tasty holiday cookie; National Pony Express Association members, interact with Pony Express Riders; military encampment, join living historians … Continued

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Pony Express carrying your Christmas cards and letters (WY)

WYOMING Have you ever wanted your Christmas card or letter carried by the Pony Express? Starting now, these cards and letters can be dropped off in collection boxes at the post offices in Torrington, Lingle, Ft. Laramie, Guernsey, Wheatland, Hartville and Glendo. Read More …

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History of the Granger Stage Station: Mark Twain to State Park Status

GRANGER—Mark Twain in Wyoming? Did such an event actually happen? Although Missouri, Nevada and California are more closely associated with the famous 19th century humorist, Mark Twain, better known as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in the early 1860s, did pass through Wyoming on a stagecoach, and he came through Sweetwater County, to boot.   Read More … Continued

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Museum Minute: Pony Express Saddle

Although the Pony Express only lasted for about a year and half, the mail service has become synonymous with the Old West. The story of riders delivering mail from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California in ten to eleven days at the time was the fastest a letter was ever delivered before electronic communication. Read … Continued

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Pony Express riders deliver letters to Cheyenne veterans

CHEYENNE – From April 1860 to October 1861, horse-mounted riders with the Pony Express traveled between Missouri and California delivering letters, newspapers and other messages to better connect the country’s still-developing western states Read More…

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Pony Express riders deliver letters to veterans at “Ride for the Heroes”

CHEYENNE – From April 1860 to October 1861, horse-mounted riders with the Pony Express traveled between Missouri and California delivering letters, newspapers and other messages to better connect the country’s still-developing western states.   Read More … 

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Pony Express riders to deliver mail to VA veterans

CHEYENNE – Riders from the Southeast Wyoming Pony Express Association will deliver letters to veterans at the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in a ceremony at the facility’s Circle of Flags, 2360 E. Pershing Blvd.   Read More ….

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PONY EXPRESS RIDERS TO DELIVER MAIL TO VETERANS AT CHEYENNE VA

Southeast Wyoming Pony Express riders will deliver letters to veterans at the Cheyenne VA this Saturday as part of their annual Ride for the Heroes. Ride organizer Tony Goulant says the letters were written by Wyoming elementary school students. Read More …

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Pony Express rides through county

The annual Pony Express re-ride thunders through Natrona County and is an Old West scene not to be missed by families and tourists. Times are approximate, and in most cases, the action stops only long enough to transfer to fresh riders and horses. The Casper division riders begin at 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the … Continued