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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Pony Express

Russell, Majors, Waddell

 

— Founders, Owners, Operators —

 
The Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 1, 2019
1. The Pony Express Marker
Inscription.  
1860 · 1861
1960 · 1961
120 celebrated riders rode 650,000 miles with only one rider killed by Indians, one schedule not completed and one mail pouch lost.
 
Erected by National Pony Express Centennial Association - Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chairman - Sherrill Halbert, Vice President.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail 🐎 series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 38° 35.016′ N, 121° 30.227′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is within the boundaries of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, on the wall next to the Old Sacramento and B.F. Hastings Building markers. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calpella CA 95418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Sacramento (here, next to this marker); B.F. Hastings Bank Building
The Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 10, 2008
2. The Pony Express Marker
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(here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacramento's Original Level (within shouting distance of this marker); New England Seed Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vernon-Brannan House (about 300 feet away); Eagle Theatre (about 400 feet away); Booth Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Regarding The Pony Express. See also other markers along the Pony Express National Historic Trail using the link in the "Marker Series" section above.
 
The Pony Express logo image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 10, 2008
3. The Pony Express logo
This nearby logo of the Pony Express is inscribed with "A. Phimister Proctor".
An additional nearby Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 1, 2019
4. An additional nearby Pony Express Marker
This additional marker is a few steps to the right and higher up from the featured marker.
The Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 10, 2008
5. The Pony Express Marker
Gladys Kennedy Memorial plaque is to the left and the Old Sacramento marker is to the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,010 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   4. submitted on July 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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