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Farson in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express

 
 
To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
1. To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker
Inscription.  
1860 -- 1861
The site of
Big Sandy Station
Gift of Andrew Arnott
To the State of
Wyoming

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 42° 6.573′ N, 109° 26.979′ W. Marker is in Farson, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 191 and Wyoming Highway 28 on U.S. 191. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farson WY 82932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Big Sandy River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Sandy Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away); To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Little Sandy Crossing (approx. 7.9 miles away); Burning Wagons (approx. 9.6 miles away); Simpson's Hollow (approx. 9.6 miles away); The Utah War (approx. 9.6 miles away); a different marker also named Simpson's Hollow (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farson.
 
To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob Barlow, January 5, 2018
2. To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker
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To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob Barlow, January 5, 2018
3. To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker
To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob Barlow, January 5, 2018
4. To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker
To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
5. To the Brave Men Who Rode the Pony Express Marker
Big Sandy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
6. Big Sandy
Dedicated July 4 2002
Big Sandy
Original Station
April 3, 1860 - Nov. 20, 1861
Located 184' North and 203" West
by
Hay Family
James Stretesky
Ruth Rudy Chesnovar Family
Sandy Crossing Enterprises, Inc.
Sweetwater County Historical Soc.
Pony Express Trail Association
Pony Express Stable image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
7. Pony Express Stable
East Meets West image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
8. East Meets West
Dedicated July 4, 2003
by
Hay Family
James Stretesky
Joseph L. Schroeder
Bradley & Sharon Thoren
Fred & Michael Radosevich
Mani Lippa & Shehnoor Grewal
Pony Express Trail Association
Pony Express Rider Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
9. Pony Express Rider Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2018, by Jacob Barlow of Spanish Fork, Utah.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Aug. 12, 2022