• Stone Ruins at the Sand Springs Pony Express Station in Nevada

    Pony Express

    National Historic Trail CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY

Exhibits

The Pony Express captured the admiration and hearts of people around the world, but only existed for 18 months. Find out why. And take a journey along the trail today!

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Did You Know?

Patee House served as the eastern terminal for the Pony Express.

The Patee House Hotel in St. Joseph, MO, was considered a luxurious place for lodging, served as the general office for the Pony Express in 1860-1861, and lodged the pony riders who carried the U.S. mail when they were in town. More...