Pony Expess Memorial, San Juan Bautista, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 36° 50.689 W 121° 32.119
10S E 630589 N 4078659
Quick Description: Little Pony Express Memorial
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2006 11:58:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMZJN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 57

Long Description:
San Juan Bautista was not on the route of the pony express. However, the Plazza Stables, part of San Juan Bautista State Historic Park have a little memorial for the brave pony express riders.

Most of the exhibits in the stables are related to stage coaches, but there is an 1860 Wells Fargo Poster, announcing that now, with the Pony Express, it only takes ten days for a letter from New York to San Francisco. The express charge of $1 seems high, but hey, they were faster than a post card I send last year the same way.

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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.

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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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