The Pony Express Centennial 1960-1961
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 45.959 W 111° 53.448
12T E 424817 N 4513160
Quick Description: This marker was erected to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Pony Express.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2010 6:13:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM9N54
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 16

Long Description:
The plaque is inscribed:
The Pony Express

Pony Express Division Headquarters

Here, Ben Ficklin, General Superintendent, and Major Howard Egan and James C. Bromley, Division Superintendents, had their headquarters.
The Following Were Honored Utah Riders
Howard Egan - William Dennis - Wm. H. Streeper
Richard E. Egan - Thomas Dobson - William Page
Howard R. Egan - J. H. Faust - Henry Worley
William F. Fisher - George E. Little - Michael Whalen
John Fisher - Elijah H. Maxfield - Elijah N. Wilson
Erected by the Sons of Utah Pioneers
National Pony Express Centennial Association
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Chairman Waddell F. Smith - President
Marker Name: The Pony Express

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
An additional marker was placed on the monument about 50 yards south that marked the site of actual mail transfer.


County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake City

Group Responsible for Placement: Sons of Utah Pioneers

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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