Beginning Wednesday, July 7, the Museum resumes its full pre-pandemic schedule of operations — Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. At this time, we request all visitors continue to wear a face-covering while inside the building, regardless of vaccination status……a new display about the Pony Express in Benicia…. Continue Reading……
(Fremont County, WY) – County 10 Community News Manager and podcaster Amanda Fehring caught up with Vanessa Powell, captain of the Beaver Rim Division for the Pony Express National Re-Ride. The small team of five rode through the late and early morning hours of June 21st and 22nd relaying mail en route from Sacramento, California to … Continued
After a year of lost visitors and revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things have been looking up at the Patee House Museum this summer. Word of mouth about the historical jewels held in St. Joseph seems to be spreading with every bus tour. Volunteer Museum Director Gary Chilcote invited News-Press NOW in to discuss … Continued
Each year the National Pony Express Association hosts the annual Pony Express Re-Ride as a way of promoting and preserving the history of the famed Pony Express. While last year’s ride was cancelled due to the pandemic, this year the riders and horses were ready for the nearly 2,000-mile journey. Of course, one of the … Continued
Mike Luers, the man in charge of treating the Snyderville Basin’s wastewater, found himself alone in the west Utah desert at 3 a.m. last week, sitting on a horse and waiting to pick up the mail. Continue Reading….
After taking a year off due to Covid-19, The Pony Express riders concluded their cross country trek returning to the Patee House Museum Saturday night. Continue Reading & Watch Video….
St. Joseph residents packed the sidewalks to see the finish of the Pony Express Re-ride this evening in front of the Patee House Museum. It marked the completion of a trek that started nearly 2,000 miles away in Sacramento. Continue Reading…
HEBRON, NE — One mile at a time, the Pony Express Re-Ride is galloping through history. The annual reenactment of the short-lived cross-country mail service came through southeast Nebraska Friday afternoon. Dick Heinrichs of Hebron rode part of the stretch from Oak to Alexandria. Continue Reading….
CASPER, Wyo. — The Pony Express Re-Ride made great time across the Cowboy State. Riders were about three hours ahead of schedule when passing through Torrington on Wednesday morning. Continue Reading…
CASPER, Wyo. — The Pony Express Re-Ride is speeding closer to Fort Caspar on Tuesday afternoon with riders during the morning reportedly about an hour ahead of schedule. The riders were initially expected to reach Fort Casper at around 6:45 pm before heading to the National Historic Trails Center by around 7:10 pm. Continue Reading…….