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Folsom Pony Express Terminus
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 40.587 W 121° 10.713
10S E 658444 N 4282447
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #702
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/26/2008 4:08:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM4HK0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 60

Long Description:
Gold rush and railroad town, Folsom became the western terminus of the Central Overland Pony Express on July 1, 1860. During its first few months, the express mail had been run by pony to and from Sacramento, but beginning July 1, 1860, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried it between Sacramento and Folsom until Placerville was made the terminus.
Marker Number: 702.00

Marker Name: FOLSOM-OVERLAND PONY EXPRESS ROUTE IN CALIFORNIA

County: Sacramento

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 04/02/1960

Location:
819 Sutter St near Decatur, Folsom


Website: Not listed

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