(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An author who wrote a book about the Pony Express visited St. Joseph Friday and Saturday. Jim DeFelice compiled his research into a book that was published a couple years ago.On Friday he came to the Pony Express Museum in St. Joe to speak about it and on Saturday he did a … Continued
Sunday marks the 162nd anniversary of the Pony Express, and St. Joseph’s Pony Express Museum celebrated the achievement Saturday with a day full of activities and learning. The museum utilized a variety of resources, including educated volunteers and historical items, to heighten theorem reading a book, Pony Express Museum Executive Director Cindy Daffron said. Read More….
MARYSVILLE, KS – A sign of spring, and changing of the seasons, is Museum Day in Marysville, KS. This Saturday, Museums and historical sites throughout Marshall County in Northeast Kansas will be free of admission and have a number of activities. Toby Carrig is the tourism director for the town. “Saturday April 2 marks the opening … Continued
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Pony Express Museum is bringing an event to St. Joseph this week. Author Jim DeFelice has written a book about the Pony Express and will be at the museum, the Rolling Hills Library and the St. Joseph Public Library on Friday and Saturday to speak about his book and research. This … Continued
As temperatures begin to warm and signs of spring slowly begin to emerge, the folks at the Pony Express Station Museum, located at Ehmen Park in Gothenburg, are busy preparing for the upcoming tourism season. Read More…..
The Pony Express is synonymous with the old Wild West and today its legacy is preserved in a historic trail and in re-rides. READ MORE……..
1330 KOVE AM / 107.7 FM’s Coffee Time host Vince Tropea recently sat down with Vannessa Powell, the captain of the Beaver Rim division for the The National Pony Express Association, who filled us in on the Annual Pony Express Re-Ride, happening on June 11th. READ MORE and listen to the radio show…………..
GUERNSEY – A romantic way to carry the mail. On horseback with the Pony Express. The actual Pony Express. Last Saturday in 22-degree weather, 14 bundled-up riders made the 2 and a half-hour trip from the Guernsey post office to Hartville to deliver 310 Valentines. Read More…..
GUERNSEY – The Pony Express is mounting up and getting ready to deliver Valentines. In addition to the Ponly Express delivering Valentine’s Day cards, the “Friends of Hartville” 2022 Valentines Postal Cancellation Stamp will be available this year………….Read More…….
The Pony Express was in operation only about 18 months, from April 1860 to October 1861. But it played a celebrated important role in American history and was of great financial importance to our country. It helped tie together the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts and integrate the vast expanse between. Read More………..