Patee House Museum

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The Patee House in St. Joseph Missouri was the Eastern Terminus for the historic Pony Express Route. The Patee house was built in 1858 and was considered a luxurious 140 room Hotel. In 1860 Russell, Majors, and Waddell established their office of the Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company on the first floor of the the Hotel. The Patee House is a National Museum today.

Philatelic waypoint in St. Joseph, Mo., to Pony Express museum

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Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the Pony Express history of ‘fast mail’

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Pony Express rides again on trip to Sacramento

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Book author visits Pony Express Museum

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2022 National Re-Ride Schedule

 CDT:

Monday June 6, 2022

Patee House, St. Joseph, MO 3:00 PM
St. Joe Bridge 3:30 PM

 

 

CLICK HERE to see a listing of Missouri Pony Express Stations.