Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Pony Express
Russell, Majors, Waddell
— Founders, Owners, Operators —
1960 · 1961
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 & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & 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 BuildingThe Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Professor L.A. Lauriet's Assay Office (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.
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