THE PONY EXPRESS - ELY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 39° 15.163 W 114° 52.710
11S E 683057 N 4346966
Quick Description: Pony Express monument in Ely, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 12/25/2016 8:28:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMTPRQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
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Long Description:
Pony Express monument on the grounds of the White Pine Public Museum at 2000 Aultman St. Text of monument:
THE PONY EXPRESS
The Pony Express Trail passed forty miles north of Ely through Old Fort Schellbourne, an important cavalry station on the Emigrant Trail.
Erected by the Nevada Pony Express Centennial Commite.
National Pony Express Centennial Association
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Chairman
Waddell R. Smith - President
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