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It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

County and city crews have busied themselves this week hanging street lights and ornaments along Cedar Street and at the county courthouse. The public is invited to join the Julesburg/Sedgwick County Chamber of Commerce on the Sedgwick County Courthouse lawn on Friday night at 5:15 p.m. for singing of Christmas Carols and Hymns. The chamber … Continued

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Forgotten Overland Stage line once ran through Silver State

Most know that U.S. 50 through Nevada parallels portions of the historic Pony Express trail (and the old Lincoln Highway), but less well known is the fact that the route also parallels what was known as the Overland Mail and Stage Line. Fortunately, a few reminders of this equally important transportation link — which operated … Continued

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Carson City Parks Foundation receives National Pony Express donation for disc golf park

As Carson City’s disc golf complex nears completion, the Foundation for Carson City Parks and Recreation’s president, David Johnson, announced that the Foundation recently received a generous donation from the Nevada Division of the National Pony Express Association, for the sponsorship of a hole at the Carson Ridge Disc Golf Park. Read More …

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Picturing history: Big Mountain to Little Mountain on the Pioneer Trail

At 7,400 feet of elevation, it was one of the highest points on the California, Pony Express and Mormon Pioneer National Historic trails. It was often simply referred to as “the summit.” Read More … 

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The loneliest road in America

Our stay in Provo, Utah, at the lake was very relaxing; we enjoy being among the Mormon people, as they are very friendly and outgoing. While in Provo, a phone call led to a wonderful afternoon meeting with a glass of wine, sociable conversation, and a renewed friendship with Orem residents Dr. Lou Jensen and … Continued

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In this, the last article in the series about the Pyramid Lake Indian Wars, I tell about the consequences of this tragic and memorable time in the history of Nevada. As with many wars that have been fought throughout our history, there were no real winners. Read More … 

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Mormon Station hosts events

HISTORY TALK – THE EARLY YEARS OF MORMON STATION Join a park ranger for a talk on the early settlement and development of Mormon Station, and what life was like for the early settlers that called this place home. This talk will focus on the 1850s, and discuss how Mormon Station grew from a remote … Continued

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History of the Granger Stage Station: Mark Twain to State Park Status

GRANGER—Mark Twain in Wyoming? Did such an event actually happen? Although Missouri, Nevada and California are more closely associated with the famous 19th century humorist, Mark Twain, better known as Samuel Langhorne Clemens in the early 1860s, did pass through Wyoming on a stagecoach, and he came through Sweetwater County, to boot.   Read More … Continued

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Parade of Champions How The West Was Won!

If you think you’re hearing the sounds of hoofs thundering in the streets of Julesburg, you are right! The Colorado Division of the National Pony Express Association will be playing host to approximately 100 delegates and their spouses Sept 12-14, and to “Welcome” them to town, there will be a “Parade of Champions…How The West … Continued

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Siegel to auction George Kramer’s Pony Express postal history treasures

Postal history will rule the day on Sept. 25, when Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries offers Pony Express covers and more from the George Kramer collection, plus the Clovis collection of Confederate States illustrated covers. Both auctions will take place at the Collectors Club, 22 E. 35th St., in New York City. “The Pony covers … Continued