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Published by Pony Express Productions in St. Joseph, Mo .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJames R. Pierson.
LC ClassificationsHE6375 .P5
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5806492M
LC Control Number60029816

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Split Rock. A famous natural landmark! used by Indians, Trappers, and! emigrants on the Oregon Trail.! Site of Split Rock Pony Express! , stage, and telegraph! station is on the south side of the Sweetwater.! Split Rock can be seen as a! cleft in the top of the Rattlesnake Range. THREE CROSSINGS STATION. Eagle Mountain is part of what used to be known as Cedar Valley, but it wasn’t actually incorporated until Dec. 3, , officially becoming a city in The Pony Express Trail runs through the city, and as such, the Pony Express plays a large role in the city’s history and provides a theme for the its annual summer celebration. Pierson, James R. The Pony Express Trail Pony Express Production, St. Joseph, Missouri, This book has a number of old photographs of Pony Express sites. Pinney, Marie. “Charles Becker, Pony Express Rider and Oregon Pioneer.” Oregon Historical Quarterly, September , Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon, A History of the Central Overland Pony Express Between Saint Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento and San Francisco, California. (). Thereafter popular works on the Pony Express continued to appear approximately every five years.

Bishop and Henderson identify the station as Virginia City on their "Map of California- Oregon-Mormon Emigrant Roads Featuring the Pony Express ," as does trail historian Gregory M. Franzwa. Lone Tree possibly served as an alternate station site, one .   The National Pony Express Association will conduct its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from Sacramento, California, to St. Joseph, Missouri, June 20 - 30, This Re-Ride will be a day, hour a day, non-stop event by over riders and horses over the 1, mile route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail from California. The Stagecoach Inn near the museum served as a stagecoach stop and, during –, a Pony Express stop. Afterwards, head out on the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Stops along the trail include the Simpsons Springs historic site, Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge and the Deep Creek Mountain Range. The Pony Express Trail National Backcountry Byway begins near Fairfield and ends at Ibapah, Utah. Along the route visitors can enjoy history and a variety of recreation. To begin tracing the hoofprints of the "Pony" visit the Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park on state high 5 miles south of Cedar Fort. The Inn was an overnight stop.