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Pony Express stamps make splash in high-dollar collections

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Pony Express

In 1860 from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California the Pony Express could deliver a letter faster than ever before. Today the Pony Express National Historic Trail celebrates this achievement on the 50th anniversary of the trails.  Read more…

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Pony Express Celebration Planned in Fallon, NV

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Find Your Trail: Event to celebrate 50th anniversary of National Trails System

See the Pony Express in action at Fort Churchill State Historic Park in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Oct. 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic River Act. The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, the National Pony Express … Continued

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Pony Express to ride at Fort Churchill as part of 50th National Trails System celebration

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. — See the Pony Express in action at Fort Churchill State Historic Park in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Oct. 2, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic River Act. You are invited to join the Bureau … Continued

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On The Golden Anniversary Of The National Trails System

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act of 1968. Among his conservation credentials, President Lyndon Johnson voiced the significance of trails. In his February, 1965 address to Congress, President Johnson stated, “In the back country we need to copy the great Appalachian Trail in all parts of America, and to … Continued

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Pony Express medallion rides again Friday at Carson City’s Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY — The Pony Express may have had a short life as a mail service in the mid-1800s, but its spirit has long resonated in Nevada. Most recently, Pony Bob Peak, which is named for Pony Express rider Robert “Pony Bob” Haslam, was so named by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names just last … Continued

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Pony Express rides again

On a hot day when connecting participants were running behind schedule, John Greer and Bruce McReynolds talked about the first time McReynolds took part in the Pony Express re-ride.  Continue…

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Pony Express carries mail for national reride, Vets

GUERNSEY–On Wednesday, they re-enacted history, delivering mail as part of the annual National Pony Express Association reride from California to Missouri.  Saturday brought a different mission–creating some of their own history as they delivered hand-written letters from Wyoming elementary students  to veterans residing at the Veteran’s Administration Home in Cheyenne, expressing thanks to the Vets … Continued

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Ride for heroes. . .

It was literally a touching moment when Wyoming Pony Express state president Les Bennington’s horse lowered his head to pay respect to one of the residents from the Veteran’s Administration Home in Cheyenne on Saturday morning. Continue reading

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