Old Sacramento Pony Express Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 38° 34.986 W 121° 30.251
10S E 630285 N 4271575
Quick Description: Located on a wall in Old Sacramento, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2008 12:12:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Z63
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 50

Long Description:
One marker states:

These plaques placed at the western terminus of the Pony Express, April 4, 1963 by the Sacramento Historical Landmarks Commission and the Sacramento County Historical Society.

Another states:
1860-1861
120 celebrated riders rode 650,000 miles with only one rider killed by Indians, one schedule not completed and one mail lost.

Russell, Majors, and Waddell - Founders, Owners, Operators

The stations from West to East:
Sacramento, California
Friday's Station, Nevada
Salt Lake City, Utah
Ft. Laramie, Wyoming
Julesburg, Colorado
Ft. Kearney, Nebraska
Marysville, Kansas
St. Joseph, Missouri

National Pony Express Centennial Association
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Chairman
Waddell F. Smith - President
Sherrill Halbert - Vice President
James H. Phillips - Director
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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