Pony Express Station - Cozad NE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 40° 51.645 W 099° 59.030
14T E 417083 N 4523764
Quick Description: Willow Island Pony Express Station was built in 1949 on the south bank of the Platte River south of Darr. It was moved to its present location in Cozad NE in 1938.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2008 1:17:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM4N8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 36

Long Description:
The Pony Express plaque reads:
This building, when on its original site, was a Pony Express relay station. Billy Campbell and Melville Baughn both were riders on this portion of the trail. The Station was also used by the Central Overland California and Pikes Peak Express Company as a stage stop.

There is more info at the Cozad History web site
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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