Russell, Majors and Waddell Memorial - Lexington, MO
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N 39° 11.433 W 093° 52.638
15S E 424236 N 4338289
Founders of the Pony Express and so much more.
Waymark Code: WM3T0D
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 05/13/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover
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Marker Erected by: Lafayette County Historical Society.
County of marker: Lafayette County.
Location of Marker: 15th St. & Wood St., in front of hospital, Lexington.

Marker Text:

In Memory of

Pioneer freighters of Lexington before the Civil War.
Founders of the famous Pony Express,
Outfitters for the Mexico and California Traders,
And the Western Army Posts.
Operators of Overland Wagon Trains across the Great Plains.
Employing four thousand men and thirty five hundred wagons, One thousand mules and forty thousand oxen.
Headquarters in Lexington.

History of Mark:
Their offices were in the city of Lexington, across the street from this Pony Express marker on the courthouse lawn.

Additional point: N 39° 11.127 W 093° 52.992

Web link: Not listed

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