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

The First Pony Express

 
 
The First Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. The First Pony Express Marker
Inscription.

This monument erected by the
Daughters of the American Revolution
and
The City of St. Joseph
marks the place where the first
Pony Express started on April 3, 1860

 
Erected 1912 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.386′ N, 94° 50.911′ W. Marker is in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in Buchanan County. Marker is on Penn Street near South 10th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Patee Park, opposite the Pony Express Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 914 Penn Street, Saint Joseph MO 64503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War in St. Joseph (here, next to this marker); Patee Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); C. B. & Q. 5614 Steam Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Patee Park Baptist Church (within shouting
The First Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. The First Pony Express Marker
distance of this marker); Patee House - 1858 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patee House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Patee House In The Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saint Joseph.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on September 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pony Express Museum. (Submitted on September 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The First Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
3. The First Pony Express Marker
In Patee Park, looking north.
Pony Express Stables image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
4. Pony Express Stables
Now the Pony Express Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 18 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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