Fifteen Mile House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 35.391 W 121° 15.712
10S E 651377 N 4272695
Quick Description: California Registered Historical Landmark #698
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2007 7:23:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM1AGR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 93

Long Description:
Owned and Operated from 1857 as a stage station by Henry E. W. Deterding. This was the site of the second remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express during March-July 1860. Sam (Bill) Hamilton with the first eastward mail of the Pony Express changed Ponies with Mormon Tavern as his next stop.
Visit Instructions:
1) Locate and photograph a monument or memorial to the Pony Express, be it a stone or a mural or a roadside sign.

2) The standard rules apply: a photo of the goal and one of your GPS unit - no vacation photos or web downloads will be accepted.

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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