Place

B.F. Hastings Building

Large two story pink historic wooden building.
Visit the B.F. Hastings Building, the western terminus of the Pony Express.

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Quick Facts
Location:
Corner of 2nd & J Streets Sacramento CA
Significance:
Western terminus for the Pony Express during most of its existence
Designation:
Historic Landmark; California State Historic Park

The Pony Express route follows J Street, passing through the city of Sacramento, heading directly to the B. F. Hastings Building, which was the western terminus for the Pony Express during most of its existence. Express mail bound for San Francisco usually reached its destination on the ferry Antelope.Old Sacramento includes two Pony Express historic sites-the B.F. Hastings Building and a Pony Express statue. Other points of interest are found along the urban corridor, which is well marked.

Site Information

Location (Corner of 2nd & J Streets Sacramento CA)

It now houses a museum dedicated to the history of Wells Fargo, and is part of Old Sacramento State Historic Park,

 

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Pony Express National Historic Trail

Pony Express National Historic Trail

Last updated: January 10, 2023