Stateline in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Pony Express
The Pony Express
A fleeting but exciting epoch in the
Winning of the West
Erected April 4, 1963
William F. Harrah, President
The first Pony Express rider passed here
April 4, 1860 on his way to
A remount point 4/10ths of a mile northeast
At Edgewood, Nevada
Erected 1963 by Harrah's, William F. Harrah, President.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 57.618′ N, 119° 56.465′ W. Marker is in Stateline, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Lake Tahoe Boulevard (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Statue and marker are located at the entrance to Harrah's Casino 1/2 block east of the California/Nevada State Line. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 US 50, Stateline NV 89449, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friday’s Added Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Sky Harbor Airport and Casino (approx. 1.1 miles away); South Lake Tahoe Library Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away in California); Osgood's Toll House (approx. 2.4 miles away in California); The Log Cabin (approx. 2.4 miles away in California); Carson Valley (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Cary Mill (approx. 5˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. California Pony Express Remount Stations. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.)
2. History of the Pony Express. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.)
3. Pony Express History. This History Page is a compilation of People, Places, Vocabulary, and Dates of the Pony Express. (Submitted on August 24, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.