South Platte Station - Deuel County, NE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures
N 41° 02.717 W 102° 08.914
13T E 739659 N 4547701
Quick Description: The Frontz/South Platte station was one of only two Pony Express stations in Colorado.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 6/7/2013 12:57:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMH8P0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 7

Long Description:
1860-60

SOUTH
PLATTE
STATION

1.5 Mi. directly
south
Erected to
the intrepid
riders and
operators
1932 by
Deuel Co.

The South Platte Station was one of only two Pony Express stations located in Colorado. Also referred to as Frontz Station, it is generally believed to have been located about 2 miles east of the present Julesburg. Little else is known about this stop.

Visit Instructions:
1) Locate and photograph a monument or memorial to the Pony Express, be it a stone or a mural or a roadside sign.

2) The standard rules apply: a photo of the goal and one of your GPS unit - no vacation photos or web downloads will be accepted.

3) Include the coordinates of the location and the name of the city or town in your log.

4) Feel free to include as much history as you'd like. Educate us!
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