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, while Patee House requests community support

(St. Joseph, Mo.) Each year for 10 days horses travel cross-country to commemorate The Pony Express. This year it begins, Continue Reading

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

…..a piece of mail sent in July 1860. It is in a light-sensitive case in the museum,….. Read More……..

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

The Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the history of the Pony Express which was the first method, Continue Reading

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

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(For 2023 NATIONAL Re-Ride Schedule — Click Here)

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Saturday June 17, 2023

St. Joe Bridge, Kansas side 7:00 PM
Patee House, St. Joseph, MO 7:30 PM



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