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

Pony Express Home Station No. 1

1859

 
 
Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Marker
Inscription.
This barn, a Pony Express Station of 1860-61, stands on the original site. Here courageous Pony Express Riders changed mounts as they carried the Overland Mail through 1966 miles of territory, now eight states.

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

Entered on the National Register of Historic Places, Apr. 2, 1973
 
Erected 1961 by National Pony Express Centennial Association and Others.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.466′ N, 96° 38.881′ W. Marker is in Marysville, Kansas, in Marshall County. Marker is on 8th Street near Elm Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 South 8th Street, Marysville KS 66508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marysville (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Marysville (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Pacific Engine No. 460 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marysville, Kan.
Pony Express Founders Marker at Home Station No. 1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Pony Express Founders Marker at Home Station No. 1
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshall County Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshall County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marysville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National Pony Express Association. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 National Register Nomination. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Pony Express Home Station No. 1 NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
3. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 NRHP Marker
Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
4. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Museum Marker
Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
5. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 Markers
Pony Express Home Station No. 1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
6. Pony Express Home Station No. 1
Markers at far right distance of photo
Pony Express Home Station No. 1 North Facade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
7. Pony Express Home Station No. 1 North Facade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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