Pony Express Monument - Stateline, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 57.613 W 119° 56.476
11S E 245144 N 4316477
Quick Description: This monument of a rider on a horse is in front of Harrah's Casino.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 9/2/2008 1:49:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM4K49
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 43

Long Description:
The Pony Express statue in front of Harrah's Casino, Stateline, Nevada, commemorates the site of Friday's Station which was located about a mile east. To commemorate the Pony Express and its intrepid riders, Harrah's commissioned a statue by sculptor Dr. Avard Fairbanks. It was designed with Sierra Nevada history and environment as a theme. This heroic-sized bronze statue of a rider in full gallop was cast in Pietrasanta, Italy, and now stands in a park like setting at the hotel entrance. (visit link)
Identity of Rider: Non specified rider

Identity of Horse: unknown

Name of artist: Avard Fairbanks

Date of Dedication: .

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: It's right next to a Time Capsule marker

Position: One Hoof Raised

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