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Visit the beautiful rolling hills of northeast Kansas, and enjoy 139 miles of the Pony Express National Historic Trail.

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2022 National Re-Ride Schedule

All times in CDT

Monday, June 6, 2022

St. Joe Bridge 3:30 PM
Horton 8:45 PM
Hwy 75 & 140th St. (Sac & Fox) 11:00 PM

Tuesday June 7, 2022

Seneca Museum 2:30 AM
Koch & Company West, east lot, Seneca 3:00 AM
Summit (Hwy 99 & Granite Road) 6:00 AM
Guittard Station 7:00 AM
Marysville Pony Express Museum 9:15 AM
Hollenberg Station 11:30 AM
Kansas/Nebraska State Line (Gage/Jefferson Cnty Line) 12:30 PM

 

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  • Lyle Ladner - President
    2458 Navajo Rd
    Frankfort, Ks. 66427
    Cell phone 785-799-5538
    E-mail ladshouse@bluevalley.net
  • Dan Pralle - Vice President
    422 N. Wullf St
    Hanover, Ks. 66945
    Cell phone 402-239-4310
    E-mail daniel.pralle@yahoo.com
  • Amanda Svoboda - Secretary & Treasurer
    1782 11th Rd.
    Marysville, Ks. 66508
    Cell phone 785-268-1159
    E-mail Amanda_0107@att.net

Each year the Pony Express Riders of Kansas sponsor a scholarship essay contest for seniors graduating from high schools in Washington, Marshall, Nemaha, Brown, and Doniphan Counties in Kansas. The twenty one available scholarships are as follows: First Place $2,000.00; two $1,750.00; three $1,250.00; four $1000.00; five $750.00; and six $500.00 scholarships.

Materials are made available to seniors at their high school. Applications should be returned by March 15th. Completed applications are to be mailed to: Kansas Division of NPEA, Lyle Ladner, 2458 Navajo Rd, Frankfort, KS 66427 or E-mail to ladshouse@bluevalley.net (Call 785-799-5538 for additional information)

I, _______________ do hereby swear, before the great and living God, that during my engagement as a member of the National Pony Express Association Re-Ride, I will under no circumstances use profane language, that I will drink no intoxicating liquors, that I will not quarrel or fight with any other member of the Association, and that in every respect, I will conduct myself honestly, be faithful to my duties and so direct all my acts as to win the confidence of my associates.

So help me God.

Patsy Ann Hubbard

1933 – 2019

Patsy Ann Hubbard

Patsy was involved with the Kansas Division of the NPEA from its beginning.

Patsy Ann Hubbard

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