Genoa in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Pony Express
1860 - 1960 ** 1861 - 1961
of the original Pony Express Station.
The Pony Express passed through
Genoa, the oldest city in Nevada, until
the completion of the telegraph.
Erected by the Nevada Pony
Express Centennial Committee.
National Pony Express Centennial Association
Dwight D. Eisenhower – Chairman Waddell F. Smith – President
Erected 1961 by Nevada Pony Express Centennial Commission and the National Pony Express Centennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 0.293′ N, 119° 50.749′ W. Marker is in Genoa, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Jacks Valley Road/Main Street (Nevada Route 206), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Genoa Courthouse Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2304 Main Street, Genoa NV 89411, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson (here, next to this marker); Judge Daniel Webster Virgin (a few steps from this marker); Genoa (within shouting distance of this marker); Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Mormon Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mormon Station - Genoa (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson (about 400 feet away); About Your Journey... (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
Regarding The Pony Express. See all other Pony Express markers in Genoa for additional information.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Follow the first Eastbound journey of the Pony Express through California to Genoa, Nevada.... To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.