Pony Express Centennial - Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 40° 45.936 W 111° 53.454
12T E 424808 N 4513118
Quick Description: A plaque added to the Pony Express Station monument to commemorate the Centennial of the Pony Express.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/8/2010 8:25:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM9NAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hobbycachegirl
Views: 13

Long Description:
The plaque shows a Pony Express rider in full gallop, the route of the Pony Express, and portraits of the founders/owners/operators of the Express.

The plaque is inscribed:
National Pony Express Centennial Association
1860-1861 Trail Marker 1960-1961
Marker Name: Trail Marker

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
The monument is located in front of the Bayleaf Cafe.


County: Salt Lake

City: Salt Lake City

Group Responsible for Placement: National Pony Express Centennial Association

Date Dedicated: 1960

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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