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1858 Pony Express Bible brings $75,000 at auction

………a Pony Express bible from the original print run of 300………

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Ferry for Pony across the Missouri

Ebenezer Ferry carried Pony Express riders and much more…..

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Despite Covid, People love “The Pony”…….

“………there were 15,000 people who stepped into our Pony Express Station [in 2020]……..”

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The Pony Express & NPEA Featured in May, 2021 issue of Horse Illustrated

The May, 2021 issue of Horse Illustrated features an article about the Pony Express and the National Pony Express Association Re-Ride.  Visit https://www.horseillustrated.com/   (scroll down to almost bottom of page) to order a copy in print or digital.

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Pony Express alive and well….

PLATTE COUNTY – A lot of kids today have heard of FedEx, but there is a delivery organization that was started in 1860 and still carries mail today. They rode from Guernsey to Hartville Saturday morning Read More……….

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Tuesday Night Talks going virtual in 2021

The Pony Express Museum is preparing for its 22rd year of presenting Tuesday Night Talks.   Read More…….

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Eastern Nevada Pony Express Stations, part 4

In Part 3 of my series on eastern Nevada Pony Express Stations, I described Mountain Springs Station (7), Ruby Valley Station (8), and Jacob’s Well Station (9). The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of stations from the Utah State line. This will conclude my series of Eastern Nevada Pony Express Stations. Those in the western … Continued

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How the US Post Office Has Delivered the Mail Through the Decades

It’s impossible to separate the history of the United States from the history of its post office. After all, Benjamin Franklin was appointed the nation’s first postmaster general all the way back in 1775, after his fellow colonists rebelled against Britain’s Royal Mail and established the Post Office Department, the forerunner of the United States … Continued

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Pony Express honored with special medallion Saturday in Carson City

A special medallion honoring the Old West Pony Express mail route will be stamped on historical Coin Press No. 1 Saturday at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Medallions will be minted from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Pony Express, in operation from April 1860 to October 1861, used horse-mounted riders to deliver … Continued

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Pony Express re-ride 2020 canceled

Since 1980, the National Pony Express Association has conducted a Re-Run of the famed Pony Express each June. Due to COVID-19, the Ride for 2020 has been canceled. This year, 600-plus horsemen and horses were to relay commemorative letters in a mochila, from the Western Terminus in Sacramento, California, to the Eastern Terminus, St. Joseph, … Continued

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