Certified Sites on the Pony Express NHT
The owners and managers of these historic sites and interpretive centers are certified partners with the National Park Service on the Pony Express National Historic Trail.
(updated August 6, 2013)
Pony Express National Museum, 914 Penn St., St. Joseph
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, astride Interstate 80, 2 miles east of Kearney
Did You Know?
To carry the U.S. Mail across 1800 miles of wilderness, Pony Express riders changed horses about every 12-15 miles. At each station, the rider would quickly take the mochila with mail pouches from his saddle and throw it onto the saddle of the fresh horse - and off he went. More...