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Stateline in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Pony Express

 
 
The Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2011
1. The Pony Express Marker
Inscription.
In
Commemoration of
The Pony Express
A fleeting but exciting epoch in the
Winning of the West
——————
Erected April 4, 1963
by Harrah’s
William F. Harrah, President
——————
The first Pony Express rider passed here
April 4, 1860 on his way to
Friday’s Station
A remount point 4/10ths of a mile northeast
At Edgewood, Nevada

 
Erected 1963 by Harrah's, William F. Harrah, President.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 57.618′ N, 119° 56.465′ W. Marker is in Stateline, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Lake Tahoe Boulevard (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Statue and marker are located at the entrance to Harrah's Casino 1/2 block east of the California/Nevada State Line. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 US 50, Stateline NV 89449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friday’s Added Station (approx. 0.3 miles away);
The Pony Express Marker and National Pony Express Centennial Association Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2011
2. The Pony Express Marker and National Pony Express Centennial Association Trail Marker
Sky Harbor Airport and Casino (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carson Valley (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Cary Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away); Kingsbury Grade (approx. 5.5 miles away); Mottsville (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hiram Mott (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Pope Estate (approx. 5.9 miles away in California).
 
Also see . . .
1. California Pony Express Remount Stations. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.)
2. History of the Pony Express. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.)
3. Pony Express History. This History Page is a compilation of People, Places, Vocabulary, and Dates of the Pony Express. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.) 
 
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National Pony Express Centennial Association Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2011
3. National Pony Express Centennial Association Trail Marker
The Pony Express Rider Statue image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2011
4. The Pony Express Rider Statue
Side View of theThe Pony Express Rider image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2011
5. Side View of theThe Pony Express Rider
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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