Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Folsom Pony Express Terminus
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission -Sacramento County Historical Society-Folsom Historical Assc-Fern Parlor No.123 Native Daughters of the Golden West- Folsom Chamber of Commerce- Central Overland Pony Express Trail Assc. (Marker Number 702.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 40.588′ N, 121° 10.713′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Sutter Street and Wool Street, on the right when traveling east on Sutter Street. Click for map. Plaque on the wall between Decatur Street and Wool Street, at 819 Sutter Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Sutter Street, Folsom CA 95630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker Folsom History Museum (here, next to this marker); Wells Fargo and Company (a few steps from this marker); J. Clifton Toney (a few steps from this marker); Turning the Trains (within shouting distance of this marker); Folsom City (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Ashland Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Folsom Terminal (about 500 feet away); Leidesdorff Plaza (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Folsom.
Also see . . . Folsom Station. From the National Park Service. A number of sources identify Folsom as a station on the Green Valley Road route.  From July 1, 1860, to June 30, 1861, Folsom served as the last stop for west-bound Pony Express riders. From Folsom, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried the Express mail to Sacramento. Folsom served as the western terminus of the Pony Express for perhaps two-thirds of its existence.  Currently, a California Registered Historical Landmark (Submitted on February 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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