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Pony Express National Historic Trail

Anthony Godfrey

Pony Express National Historic Trail

by Anthony Godfrey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pony Express National Historic Trail.,
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pony express -- United States -- History.,
    • Trails -- United States -- History.,
    • Postal service -- United States -- History.,
    • Historic sites -- United States.,
    • Pony Express National Historic Trail.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony Godfrey.
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6375.P65 G63 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 285 p. [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1219727M
      LC Control Number94218494

      The remaining Pony Express route has been established as the "Pony Express National Historic Trail" which still can be seen, ridden, and walked in many of the trail's remote sections. Many of the trail sections are now dirt roads or established highway routes(see map). There are approximately around historic markers/sites along the trail. Overnight Wagon Trail Trek - Pony Express Ride Pricing: Adult $ per person. Child $ (10 Yrs and under) per person. Pony Express Horse Rider $ Come join the Historic Overnight Wagon Train and it is fun and exciting. We meet you at The National Historic Trails Center in Casper. You follow us out to the horses and wagons on.

      Due to the development of the telegraph, the Pony Express became obsolete after 18 months of service (April to October ). It was established as a national historic trail by the Congress in Hiking the Pony Express Trail. The section of the historic trail in Colorado is only 26 miles long, which is situated in Julesburg. 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.

      El Pony Express National Historic Trail atraviesa numerosos terrenos privados, federales y estatales, brindando incontables opciones de alojamiento y campamento. Visita para encontrar una ubicación cómoda que te permita disfrutar y descubrir cómo era la vida de esos jóvenes y valientes jinetes del oeste. On April 3, , a lone rider left on horseback from the gates of one of the nation’s most historic landmarks, the Pikes Peak Stables in St. Joseph, Missouri. Carrying saddlebags filled with our nation’s hopes and dreams, the Pony Express riders traveled 2, miles west to .


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Pony Express National Historic Trail by Anthony Godfrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pony Express National Historic Trail has it's own Junior Ranger Program. Download the Junior Ranger Program, print the program front to back, and fold it in half. Complete the program by using the official map and guide text (Look for: Download the text only trail brochure in large print) and/or the information found below.

The National Pony Express Association is dedicated to the preservation of the Pony Express National Historic Trail, its sites and its history. The National Pony Express Association (NPEA) is an all-volunteer, historical organization with the purpose of identifying, re-establishing and marking the original pony express trail from St.

Joseph, Missouri, via Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado. 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. InCongress added the trail to the National Trails System as a Historic Trail, administered by the National Park Service. With the creation of the Pony Express National Historic Trail the association became the primary non-federal advocate for the preservation of the designated national historic trail.

Pony Express National Historic Trail in Old Town Sacramento, California. The Pony Express service was contracted with the federal government to deliver mail on horseback – mail traveled from Missouri to California in ten days on horseback.

During the short-lived service, April. The Traveler's Guide to the Pony Express Trail. Helena, Montana: Falcon Press Publishing, Helena, Montana: Falcon Press Publishing, See also the National Park Service Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guide series, available for download from this website and in hard copy from the National Park Service and various trail visitor venues.

The nearly 2,mile route passes through a variety of public and private lands. Visit trail traces, visitor centers, museums, hiking trails, historic structures and forts related to the Pony Express National Historic Trail.

The trail crosses eight states following an impressive relay system. Pony Express National Historic Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 2, likes 64 talking about this 27 were here.

The official Facebook page of the Pony Express National Historic Trail, administered by 5/5(3). The Pony Express National Historic Trail goes through BLM managed lands in California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.

The Pony Express National Historic Trail is the route where young men on horseback once carried the nation’s mail across the country between and The horse-and-rider system became the United States’ most direct and practical.

Pony Express National Historic Trail in the United States is the historic route of The Pony Express where men on horseback once carried the nation's mail across the country between and The horse-and-rider system became the United States' most direct and practical means of east-west communications before the telegraph, delivering mail in the unprecedented time of Governing body: National Trails System.

Significance of Pony Express National Historic Trail and recommendation --Illustrations: 1) William H. Russell ) Alexander Majors ) William B. Waddell ) "composite sample" of Pony Express Poster ) Typical advertisement for Pony Express ) Typical list of Pony Express letter arrivals ) Pony Express marker at South Platte Station.

Pony Express riders and hundreds of pioneers made a stop at historic Hollenberg Station. In Gerat H.

and Sophia Hollenberg established the station on the Oregon-California Trail, and from to they operated a Pony Express station. Discover the stories of the Hollenbergs, pioneer life, and the Pony Express at this National Historic.

"*GPO: /" Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Title from panel. Includes text. Text, timeline, and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Pony Express National Historic Trail, Salt Lake City: Address, Pony Express National Historic Trail Reviews: /5. Get the full experience and book a tour.

Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. historic Pony Express route and Simpson Springs is a must see. There is camping available at Simpson Springs Campground, and /5(31).

The Pony Express National Historic Trail is a United States National Historic Trail commemorating the mail service route through the Old West, between St. Joseph, Missouri and San Francisco, California, from April 3, to October It was an astonishing fact that a letter could be delivered across the 1, mile trail in only 10 days.

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When you book a 4-star hotel near Pony Express National Historic Trail you book the ease of knowing that one of your favorite destinations is a short trip away. Pony Express National Historic Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1, likes 14 talking about this 27 were here. The official Facebook page of the Pony Express National Historic Trail, administered by 5/5(3).

The “Pony” was designated a National Historic Trail through the National Trails System Act of (amended), and is administered by the Secretary of Interior, the NPS, BLM, and is now marked and maintained to immortalize that incredible journey daily undertaken and suffered by dozens of brave, young (pony) riders.

And, although it was in. Get this from a library! Pony Express: Pony Express National Historic Trail. [United States. National Park Service.; United States. Forest Service.].Historic resource study: Pony Express National Historic Trail Paperback – January 1, by Anthony Godfrey (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). 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 .