Near Hanover in Washington County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hollenberg Ranch Pony Express Station
This building, constructed in 1857 by G.H. Hollenberg on his ranch here on the Oregon Trail, was a station on the Pony Express route in 1860-1861. It is believed to be the only such station which has remained unaltered on its original site.
Erected by Kansas State Historical Society. (Marker Number 119.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas Historical Society, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 39° 54.014′ N, 96° 50.642′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Kansas, in Washington County. Marker is on 23rd Road (State Highway 243) near Big Bear Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover KS 66945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marysville (approx. 11.2 miles away); Pony Express Home Station No. 1 (approx. 11.2 miles away); a different marker also named Marysville (approx. 11.2 miles away); Union Pacific Engine No. 460 (approx. 11.3 miles away); Marysville, Kan. (approx. 11.4 miles away); Marshall County Court House The 1840s American Dream (approx. 13˝ miles away); A Quiet and Restful Place (approx. 13˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site. (Submitted on March 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pony Express National Historic Trail. (Submitted on March 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.