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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

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Applications coming due for Pony Express re-ride

This year’s Uinta County leg of the annual Pony Express re-ride will be on June 15. Participants will receive mail at 6 p.m. in Granger and carry it to the Utah border near Evanston, where Utah riders will carry it on toward California. Read More …

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Pony Express Valentine card ride

HARTVILLE–Members of the Southeast Wyoming Pony Express Association will hold their annual Valentine Card Ride on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Riders will leave the Guernsey Post Office at 9 a.m. and plan to arrive in Hartville between 11 a.m. and noon. Read More …

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The Sweetwater County Pony Express will hold its 17th annual Christmas card ride on Saturday, December 8.

The Pony Express Saddles Up for the 17th Annual Christmas Card Ride