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pony express trail, 1860-1861.

James R. Pierson

pony express trail, 1860-1861.

by James R. Pierson

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Published by Pony Express Productions in St. Joseph, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pony express.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames R. Pierson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6375 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5806492M
    LC Control Number60029816
    OCLC/WorldCa2497057

      The Pony Express Trail National Back Country Byway, southwest of Salt Lake, causes a traveler to ponder what life was like for those legendary Pony Express Riders, icons of the American experience. Along the route one learns that the Riders were physically small men, pounds or lighter, because that body weight and 20 pounds of mail were all. The Oregon Trail Memorial Association had this medallion struck in for sale, the procedes of which funded the Diamond Jubilee celebrations including a re-ride of the Pony Express trail by Boy Scouts. The obverse reads OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL ASS'N - PONY EXPRESS DIAMOND JUBILEE and the reverse reads CHANGING PONIES and RELAY STATION.

      First a little history about the Pony Express, taken from Wikipedia: “The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, mail, even small packages from St. Joseph, Missouri across the Great Plains, over the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada to Sacramento, California by horseback, using a series of relay stations. Pony Express Trail National back country byway: the Pony Express competing with time. Covers trail between Ibapah and Lehi. Includes descriptive index. Descriptive index on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Contributor: United States. Bureau of Land Management Date:

    The Pony Express was a fast mail service crossing the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, and the High Sierra from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, from April 3, to October It became the west's most direct means of east-west communication before the telegraph and was vital for tying California closely with the Union just before the American Civil War. Though the Pony Express Trail was only used for 19 months in , it had a huge impact on American history. The significance of opening a line of communication all the way to California cannot be overstated. To gain a real sense of what it must have been like to ride that / TripAdvisor reviews.


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Pony express trail, 1860-1861 by James R. Pierson Download PDF EPUB FB2

– History 1, miles in 10 pony express trail. Young men once rode horses to carry mail from Missouri to California in the unprecedented time of only 10 days. This relay system along the Pony Express National Historic Trail crossing eight states was the most direct and practical means of east-west communications in   It is hard to believe that young men once rode horses to carry mail from Missouri to California in the unprecedented time of only 10 days.

This relay system along the Pony Express National Historic Trail in eight states was the most direct and practical means of east-west communications before the telegraph. Read More. Pony Express Postmark,westbound The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3,to Octobetween Missouri and California in the United States of America.

Pony Express Trail National back country byway: the Pony Express competing with time. | 1860-1861. book of Congress Covers trail between Ibapah and Lehi. Pony Express, On April 3,horse ridersfor the newly formed Pony Expressmail deliveryservice simultaneously left Saint Joseph, Missouri, going west, and San Francisco, California, going east.

Ten dayslater, the last relay rider with the mail pouch from Missourireached California, two days before the eastbound rider reached Missouri. Choose the Pony Express National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.

Interactive Trails Map Viewer; Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer. The top right menu allows you to look at the trail. Split Rock. A famous natural landmark. used by Indians, Trappers, and.

emigrants on the Oregon Trail. Site of 1860-1861. book Rock Pony Express. stage, and telegraph. station is on the south side of the Sweetwater. Split Rock can be seen as a. cleft in the top of the Rattlesnake Range. THREE CROSSINGS STATION. Eagle Mountain is part of what used to be known as Cedar Valley, but it wasn’t actually incorporated until Dec.

3,officially becoming a city in The Pony Express Trail runs through the city, and as such, the Pony Express plays a large role in the city’s history and provides a theme for the its annual summer celebration. Pierson, James R. The Pony Express Trail Pony Express Production, St. Joseph, Missouri, This book has a number of old photographs of Pony Express sites.

Pinney, Marie. “Charles Becker, Pony Express Rider and Oregon Pioneer.” Oregon Historical Quarterly, SeptemberOregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon, A History of the Central Overland Pony Express Between Saint Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento and San Francisco, California.

Thereafter popular works on the Pony Express continued to appear approximately every five years. Bishop and Henderson identify the station as Virginia City on their "Map of California- Oregon-Mormon Emigrant Roads Featuring the Pony Express ," as does trail historian Gregory M.

Franzwa. Lone Tree possibly served as an alternate station site, one. The National Pony Express Association will conduct its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from Sacramento, California, to St.

Joseph, Missouri, June 20 - 30, This Re-Ride will be a day, hour a day, non-stop event by over riders and horses over the 1, mile route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail from California. The Stagecoach Inn near the museum served as a stagecoach stop and, during –, a Pony Express stop.

Afterwards, head out on the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Stops along the trail include the Simpsons Springs historic site, Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge and the Deep Creek Mountain Range.

The Pony Express Trail National Backcountry Byway begins near Fairfield and ends at Ibapah, Utah. Along the route visitors can enjoy history and a variety of recreation.

To begin tracing the hoofprints of the "Pony" visit the Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park on state high 5 miles south of Cedar Fort. The Inn was an overnight stop. A little background first. My first encounter with the annual Pony Express Re-ride was at Old Sacramento in While touring CA.

I had stopped at the Visitor’s Center for literature, after handing me the information the lady said “by the way the Pony Express will arrive at ”. National Park Service Map of the Historic Pony Express Trail; Download National Park Services’s Large Print Text Only Trail Brochure.

Sample Pony Express Lesson Plan. This lesson plan was put together by Linda Hearty at the request of Kenny Martin, Chairman of the th Anniversary Celebration Committee for the National Pony Express Association.

This is an outstanding book about the Pony Express. The thing that makes it great is that the author had many photos of the "before and after" sites of the actual Pony Express.

He has done a great job researching the area of the Pony Express and includes hundreds of photos and maps of the trail. When a modern day visitor sees a Pony site, it is Reviews: 7. Studded with stations, the Pony Express trail used 80 riders and between and horses to carry mail from the settled Midwest to the new state of California.

Riders could deliver mail in just 10 days, compared to the three weeks traditional stagecoach delivery required. Riders would stop every 16 to 24 kilometers (10 to 15 miles) to hop onto a fresh horse at the four to six relay.

At Five Mile Pass, just after entering Tooele County, there’s a sign that reads “Pony Express Trail ” Leave the highway here and follow the asphalt road to the left. In approximately miles the Rush Valley Pony Express Station maker appears on the right.

Further west at miles, the Faust Station marker can be seen on SR Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books PONY EXPRESS SIGNS. Pony Express Trail 14" X 14" Round Aluminum Garage Art Sign.

BLACKBUTTEHUMORSIGNS. From shop BLACKBUTTEHUMORSIGNS. 5 out of 5. ENDNOTES. 1. To find out more about Joe Nardone and his research discoveries relating to the Pony Express see “Joe Nardone’s Long Ride on the Trail of the Pony Express,” by M.

Patricia.Pony express, (A Rand McNally elf book) [Grant, Bruce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pony express, (A Rand McNally elf book)Author: Bruce Grant.The site existed prior to the Pony Express as an Indian trading post during the s.

The site first took the name of “Deer Creek Station” as a relay terminal for the Overland Stage system.

Init became a “home station” for the Pony Express. It gained a telegraph station in