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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, Continue Reading

The loneliest road in America

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Picturing history: The Pony Express and Mormon Pioneer National Historic trails

In 1860, the freighting firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell established a system of carrying mail from Missouri and points, Continue Reading

Pony Express mail run reenactment hit Utah’s Camp Floyd State Park

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Utah played ‘a key role’ in Pony Express history, says ‘West Like Lightning’ author

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2021 National Re-Ride Schedule

All times in MDT

Sunday June 20, 2021

Ibapah, Utah – Nevada State Line 2:00 AM
Boyd Station 6:00 AM
Black Rock 8:15 AM
Riverbed 11:00 AM
Simpson Springs – Pony Express Station, Team Exchange 12:00 PM
Faust – Pony Express Monument 3:00 PM
Fairfield – Camp Floyd State Park 4:30 PM
Eagle Mountain – Pony Express Memorial Park 4:50 PM
Lehi – Crossroads Blvd. & Redwood Rd. 5:50 PM
Bluffdale – 14400 S. Redwood Rd. 6:30 PM
Murray – Murray City Park, by the Statue, Team Exchange 9:00 PM
This is the Place State Park – Pony runs down Sunnyside Ave. 10:00 PM
Little Mountain Summit – Emigration Canyon Rd. 11:00 PM

Monday June 21, 2021

Big Mountain Pass – State Route 65 12:00 AM
Weber 3:00 AM
Wahsatch Exit off I-80 6:00 AM
Barker Ranch – Wyoming State Line 6:30 AM

      Team 3:

      Ibapah to Simpson Springs — 10 Hours

      Team 1:

      Simpson Springs to Murray Park — 9 Hours

      Team 2:

      Murray Park to Wyoming State Line — 9.5 Hours

 

 

President: Jamie Marvidakis
3201 N. Pronghorn Rd. – Erda, UT  84074
C- 801-828-5177
jamiem@primeis.com

 

Vice President: Patsy Lange
3201 N. Pronghorn Rd. – Erda, UT  84074
C- 801-694-1383
patsyxp1@gmail.com

 

Secretary: Diana VanUitert
11090 Susan Dr., Sandy, UT  84092
C- 801-450-2905
dvanwhatever@gmail.com

 

Historian: Pat Hearty 
C- 801-450-3143
p.hearty10@yahoo.com