Pony Express Remount Station - Woodfords, CA
Posted by: heringermr
N 38° 46.584 W 119° 49.366
11S E 254782 N 4295748
Quick Description: A Pony Express Remount Station.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2011 6:33:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMBFWK
Woodfords became a remount station of the Pony Express on April 4, 1860, when Warren Upson scaled the mountains in a blinding snowstorm and made his way down the eastern slope of the Sierra on his way to Carson City. Five weeks later the Pony Express was rerouted by way of Echo Summit and Luther Pass.
Marker Number: 805.00
Marker Name: PONY EXPRESS REMOUNT STATION AT WOODFORDS
Has Official CA Plaque: no
Marker Dedication Date: 6/28/1965
On Hwy 89, 0.1 mi N of intersection of State Hwy 4 and Old Pony Express Rd, Woodfords
Website: Not listed
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