Julesburg in Sedgwick County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Overland City (Julesburg) Pony Express Riders
The Pony Express route was used for a little more than 19 months from April 3, 1860 to November 20, 1861.
Those known and verified riders of the 1860-1861 Pony Express that used “Overland City” (first Julesburg) as a home station were:
Pony Express Trail Association
Joe Nardone - Historian
Roster of the National Pony Express Centennial Association Rerun of 1960
Colorado Division Riders
Westbound July 22, 1960:
Darrel A. Smyth
Jim Parker, III
Eastbound July 26, 1960:
Dale M. Johnson
Darris E. Cumming
Jerry D. Price
James Stretesky Vice President
National Pony Express Centennial Association
Erected by Pony Express Trail Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is located near the intersection of Interstate 76 and US Highway 385, on the Colorado Welcome Center grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20934 County Road 28, 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. Last Days of the Buffalo (within shouting distance of this marker); Colorado's Wildlife Story (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Colorado (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pony Express Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Prairie Home Companions (approx. half a mile away); Devil’s Dive / The Italian Underground (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Town that Wouldn't Die (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fourth Julesburg (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Julesburg.
More about this marker. This marker consists of two embossed metal tablets, mounted at waist-level on a 4-foot high by 6-foot wide stone and masonry monument. There is also a Pony Express Centennial Medallion mounted on the monument between these two tablets.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.