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.

Pony Express rides again on trip to Sacramento

A 2,000-mile trip by horseback began in St. Joseph on Monday afternoon as the National Pony Express Association’s annual re-ride, Continue Reading

Book author visits Pony Express Museum

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An author who wrote a book about the Pony Express visited St. Joseph Friday and Saturday. Jim, Continue Reading

Museum marks 162nd anniversary of Pony Express

Sunday marks the 162nd anniversary of the Pony Express, and St. Joseph’s Pony Express Museum celebrated the achievement Saturday with, Continue Reading

Pony Express Book Author Coming to Museum

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Pony Express Museum is bringing an event to St. Joseph this week. Author Jim DeFelice has, Continue Reading

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2022 National Re-Ride Schedule


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.