Julesburg in Sedgwick County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Pony Express
1860- 1861 1960-1961
Jules Beni, after whom Julesburg is named was the station master for the Pony Express and Overland Stage. He was killed by Jack Slade who later became a notorious gunman.
Erected 1961 by the Fort Sedgwick Historical Society National Pony Express Centennial Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail series list.
Location. 40° 59.141′ N, 102° 15.811′ W. Marker is in Julesburg, Colorado, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street (U.S. 385) and Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on First Street. Marker is located in front of the Julesburg Depot Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 West 1st Street, Julesburg CO 80737, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Town that Wouldn't Die (about 300 feet away, measured Fourth Julesburg (about 300 feet away); Nearby Things to See and Do (about 300 feet away); Oregon Trail (about 400 feet away); Colorado (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prairie Home Companions (approx. one mile away); Overland City (Julesburg) Pony Express Riders (approx. 1½ miles away); Last Days of the Buffalo (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Julesburg.
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