Folsom Pony Express Terminus
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 40.587 W 121° 10.713
10S E 658444 N 4282447
Quick Description: California Registered Historical Landmark #702
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/18/2007 7:12:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM1ARC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 70

Long Description:
Gold Rush and Railroad town Folsom became the Western Terminus of the Central Overland Pony Express on July 1, 1860. The express mail had been run by pony to and from Sacramento. Beginning on July 1, 1860, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried it between Sacramento and Folsom until Placerville was made the Terminus during July 1 - October 26, 1861.
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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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