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Near Glendo in Platte County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station

 
 
Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
1. Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station Marker
Inscription.
530 yards south east of
this monument on the
Oregon Trail was the site of
Horseshoe Creek Pony Express
and U.S. Military telegraph
and stage station built in 1860.

 
Erected 1937 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 28.29′ N, 105° 1.666′ W. Marker is near Glendo, Wyoming, in Platte County. Marker is on South Glendo Highway (State Highway 319), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1267 South Glendo Highway, Glendo WY 82213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horseshoe Creek Station (a few steps from this marker); Oregon Trail (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 13 miles away); Firewood & Cool Water (approx. 13 miles away); James Bridger’s Ferry (approx. 14.1 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 15.2 miles away); Cottonwoods: Homes Along the Prairie River (approx. 15.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
2. Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station Marker
This marker is approximately 1.5 miles south of Glendo
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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