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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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Stories of Old Nevada: Memories of Elko

For 19 years, I worked for the Nevada Department of Transportation. During that time I made numerous trips to Elko County Nevada while working on the Interstate 80 Freeway when it was under construction through Carlin, Elko and Wells. Many of the NDOT employees I met in Elko became good friends of mine and I … Continued

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Museums see attendance drop due to pandemic

Their doors now are open, but officials at several St. Joseph museums say attendance continues to be sluggish as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Now they are left searching for answers on how to get visitors inside while losing opportunities for bus tours and large group events. The Patee House Museum has seen admissions drop by … Continued

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Pony Express 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. Read More……….

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Patee House gets new roof

The Patee House is receiving a new roof after a storm in June tore off about a third and sent it into the street. Read More…………

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2020 Pony Express Re-ride cancelled

POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — The National Pony Express Association, as per information received Wednesday, has cancelled the 2020 re-ride. Read More………..

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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. Read More……….

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