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Rancho Cordova in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pony Express Riders Memorial

 
 
Pony Express Riders Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2012
1. Pony Express Riders Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To the memory of the riders of the
Pony Express, 1860-1861
First relay station out of Sutter's Fort.
Dedicated April 19, 1936
by the Native Sons and Daughters
of the Golden West.

 
Erected 1936 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 35.19′ N, 121° 18.512′ W. Marker is in Rancho Cordova, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Folsom Boulevard west of Dawes Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10299 Folsom Boulevard, Rancho Cordova CA 95670, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mather Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); F-105G “Wild Weasel” (approx. 1.2 miles away); American River Grange #172 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Edward Kelley School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fifteen Mile House (approx. 2 miles away); Mather Air Force Base Navigators Monument (approx. 3.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 3.4 miles away); Welcome to Mather Lake (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rancho Cordova.
 
Also see . . .
Pony Express Riders Memorial - monument with marker and artwork image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2012
2. Pony Express Riders Memorial - monument with marker and artwork
 Stations between Roberts Creek and Sacramento/San Francisco. The National Parks Service's guide to the Pony Express Stations between San Francisco and the Nevada border. (Submitted on November 24, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Communications
 
<i>Pony Express</i>, by Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2012
3. Pony Express, by Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860-1950)
Pony Express Riders Memorial Marker- wide view looking north across Folsom Boulevard image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2012
4. Pony Express Riders Memorial Marker- wide view looking north across Folsom Boulevard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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