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

    Pony Express

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

Guittard Station

Pony Express riders delivered the mail between Missouri and California in 1860 and 1861. Guittard Station was built by Vermillion Creek, a dandy stop in Kansas for the tired riders. It's time to go back in time . . .

 
Guittard Station

Guittard Station
Frenchman George Guittard built a 12-room, two story lodge in 1859 to feed and supply the passerby. Little did he know that his dwelling and stables would soon accommodate Pony Express riders as well! (710 KB pdf)

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Hollenberg Station near Marysville, Kansas

Hollenberg Station served as the last Pony Express stop in Kansas as riders traveled west to Sacramento during the 19 month period between April 1860 and November 1861. More...