npea News

Travel Channel Show traces Pony Express

With stops in North America, Europe and Hawaii, Travel Channel’s culinary explorer, Andrew Zimmern, will continue his epicurean road trip through history with seven new episodes of the popular series, “Bizarre Foods.” Production begins this month with a shoot on Hawaii’s Big Island. Throughout the new season, which will hit the air later this year, … Continued

wy News

Special Deliveries from the Pony Express

You might have rubbed your eyes in disbelief on Wednesday if you saw horses going into buildings. That did happen and News 13’s Jacquie Palizzi took a trail ride to discover the reason. Read More …

ne News | PRESS

Ficklin Springs Pony Express marker

The Pony Express operated from April 1860 to November 1861, carrying mail by horseback on a 10-day, 1,966-mile relay between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. Continue Reading

wy News | PRESS

Pony Express will complete Valentine’s Day ride Saturday

GUERNSEY—The Pony Express is preparing for its annual Valentine’s Day ride from Guernsey to Hartville on Saturday.

ne News | PRESS

Pony Express Museum in Gothenburg remains a visitor destination after 158 years

Jan Gill, great-granddaughter of the original owner of the Upper 96 Ranch near Gothenburg, Nebraska, where the Samuel Machette Pony Express cabin was originally located, says she feels “grateful and blessed that our family has had the opportunity to honor and preserve a portion of our nation’s history.   Read More … 

mo News

Hall of Riders Opening Fall 2017 (Pony Express Museum, St Joseph, MO)

Hall of Riders Opening Fall 2017 Submitted by Heidi Hornaday, Acquisitions & Exhibits Committee Chair The Pony Express National Museum opened a major new exhibit, Hall of Riders, this fall in the Messick Gallery. “The riders are the heart and soul of the Pony Express. An exhibit focusing on them was part of the original … Continued

ks News | PRESS

Christmas card ride

The ride is a tradition in some communities along the National Pony Express Trail.

co News

Pony Express Delivers Christmas Cheer

Jay Lindsay unlocks the mochilla to take out the Christmas cards that were carried by the Colorado Division of the Pony Express. Each card was hand stamped with a commemorative stamp signifying that it had traveled by Pony Express prior to being mailed by US Postal Service As many as 185 Christmas cards were carried … Continued

wy News

Pony Express gets the mail through in Platte, Goshen counties

GUERNSEY – There wasn’t any rain, sleet or snow the postal service has always promised to overcome, but that was welcome news to the riders from the Southeast Wyoming Pony Express Association who were delivering holiday mail the old-fashioned way this past Saturday. Under a sunny sky with just a slight breeze, riders loaded up … Continued

ne News | PRESS

Pony Express Riders collect and transport holiday mail

COZAD, Neb. —  Pony Express Riders acted as specially-appointed mail couriers once again – this time for the holidays. Members of the Central Nebraska Pony Express Association gathered at Cozad’s Wilson Public Library to carry two special bags to Gothenburg for a Christmas card ride.   Read More …