Pony Express, Austin, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 39° 29.525 W 117° 04.237
11S E 493927 N 4371388
Quick Description: Pony Express plaque in Austin, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2017 8:31:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMVD00
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
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Long Description:
Pony Express plaque in front of Lander County Courthouse in Austin, Nevada

Text of plaque: The Pony Express Trail passed four miles north of Austin through Jacobsville, Simpson’s Park and Dry Creek Station. During the Paiute Indian War the stations were burned and two station tenders at Dry Creek were killed and buried there.
Erected by the Nevada Pony Express Centennial Committee.
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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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