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Marysville in Marshall County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Marysville

 
 
Marysville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Marysville Marker
Inscription.
Marysville was a home station for the Pony Express and the original building stands on its original site one block west. There, Pony Express Riders were changed as they carried the Overland Mail through 1966 miles of territory, now eight states.

Russell, Majors, Waddell
Founders, Owners, Operators
Pony Express

120 Celebrated Riders rode 650,000 miles with only one rider killed by Indianas, one schedule not completed and one mail lost.
 
Erected 1960 by National Pony Express Centennial Association.
 
Location. 39° 50.467′ N, 96° 38.824′ W. Marker is in Marysville, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 9th Street near Elm Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Markers are in front of the Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South 9th Street, Marysville KS 66508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Marysville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Pacific Engine No. 460 (about 600 feet away); Marysville, Kan. (approx. mile away); Marshall County Court House (approx. mile away); Marshall County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); S. M. N. & R. American Legion Post 163 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marysville.
Pony Express Founders Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Pony Express Founders Marker

 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Pony Express Home Station No. 1. (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. National Pony Express Association. (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Pony Express Centennial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
3. Pony Express Centennial Marker
Marysville Markers at Post Office Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
4. Marysville Markers at Post Office
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 323 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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