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Saint Joseph in Buchanan County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Patee House - 1858

The Pony Express

 
 
Patee House - 1858 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. Patee House - 1858 Marker
Inscription.
Patee House – 1858
In this National Historic Landmark were located the offices of the Pony Express, founded by Russell, Majors & Waddell; the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and the Civil War offices of the U.S. Provost Marshall. [sic]

Preserved by the Pony Express Historical Association, Inc.
National Pony Express Centennial Association
Dwight D. Eisenhower – Chairman
Waddell F. Smith – President

1860 The Pony Express 1960
Russell, Majors, Waddell
Founders, Owners, Operators

120 Celebrated Riders
rode 650,000 miles with only
one rider killed by Indians,
one schedule not completed and
one mail lost.

 
Erected 1960 by National Pony Express Centennial Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.368′ N, 94° 50.72′ W. Marker is in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in Buchanan County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street and 12th Street, on the right when traveling east on Penn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1202 Penn Street, Saint Joseph MO 64503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
The Pony Express Centennial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. The Pony Express Centennial
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patee House (here, next to this marker); The Patee House In The Civil War (here, next to this marker); The Pony Express (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Patee House (a few steps from this marker); Transcontinental Telegraph (a few steps from this marker); Jesse James Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Patee Park Baptist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patee Town (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Joseph.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on September 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Patee House Museum. (Submitted on September 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of the Patee House. (Submitted on September 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Pony Express Historical Timeline. (Submitted on September 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Patee House and Pony Express Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
3. Patee House and Pony Express Markers
Patee House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Patee House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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