CALIFORNIA NEWS ARCHIVE
The Pony Express Re-Ride 2017 is almost in the history books. The mochila (mailbag) was transferred to a rider at the Nevada/California state line at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night. That rider then went down Pioneer Trail to Echo Summit. 750 riders have taken part in the annual event. The first rider took off from St. … Continued
A crowd gathered outside of the Folsom History Museum Thursday morning, June 15 as The National Pony Express Association celebrated it’s 157th anniversary by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, and they attracted a good share of wide eyes of all ages as they arrived in the heart of Historic Folsom. Commemorative letters and personal … Continued
Last week an unexpected visitor walked into the Folsom Telegraph office. As I heard the gentleman asking for directions to access the nearby bike trail, his voice was all too familiar so I made my way up from my office to the front lobby to put the face with the voice. Read More ….
The National Pony Express Association plans to celebrate the 157th anniversary of the Pony Express by conducting a re-run of the famed mail service, and they are coming through Old Town Folsom. Read more …
The Arrival Ceremony concludes the 2017 re-ride of the Pony Express route from St. Joseph, MO, to Sacramento – a 10-day, 1966-mile horse-and-rider relay. The rider, horse and mail will arrive at 3:45 pm at the Pony Rider Monument. Read More …
It has been more than a decade since the National Pony Express Association, California Division, has provided a special Christmas Card Ride for El Dorado County. The Pony Riders wanted to thank the community for its continued support of our association, so on Dec. 10, rain or shine, you may hear the shout “Go, pony rider!” Read the Mountain Democrat … Continued
California Division of the National Pony Express Association is now ONLINE! Not just our website, but we also have Twitter and Facebook, more ways for us to connect with our members and all those interested in learning more about Pony Express. Be sure to like us on Facebook & follow us on Twitter and share … Continued