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The Pony Express National Historic Trail triangle-shaped sign features and blue and white rider on horseback against a yellow background.

Pony Express National Historic Trail 2021 Highlights

The National Pony Express Association provided the following highlights for the Pony Express NHT during the 2021 calendar year: Historic Preservation With the help of our partnership with the National Park Service, the Utah Division of the National Pony Express Association was able to repair…

Two men pose under a sign reading "Pony Epress Historic Rout" next to a highway

Utah Division of the National Pony Express Association Installs Signage Along Original Pony Express Route

State Divisions of the National Pony Express Association are in the process of installing route marking signs as near as possible to the original route taken by Pony Express riders between 1860-61. The automotive or auto tour route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail…

2020 Pony Express National Historic Trail Highlights

National Pony Express Association (NPEA) OUTREACH   Events — Christmas Card Rides were put together by NPEA for trail communities in Kansas and Wyoming, collecting cards and letters from Pony Express drop boxes and delivering them by horseback to the USPS.  PROTECTION Maintenance — NPEA…

2019 Pony Express National Historic Trail Highlights

National Pony Express Association (NPEA) OUTREACH Events — NPEA held its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, MO to Old Sacramento, CA, which took 10 days to complete traveling nonstop by horseback 24 hours a day. About 900 riders and their…

NPEA delivering letters to veterans at Reno Rodeo’s 100th

By: Petra Keller, Media Team, National Pony Express Association The National Pony Express Association (NPEA) has been invited to participate in the 100th anniversary of the Reno Rodeo this year as part of the Pony Express Re-Ride, which is scheduled to leave St. Joseph, MO on…

Pony Express NHT: 2018 Highlights

National Pony Express Association (NPEA) OUTREACH NPEA conducted its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from Old Sacramento, CA to St. Joseph, MO in June 2018. The re-ride took ten days to complete traveling by horseback 24 hours a day. About 900 riders and…

Pony Express NHT 2017 Highlights

National Pony Express Association (NPEA) OUTREACH Re-Ride Tracker — NPEA held its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA (June 5-15, 2017) and linked the tracker in the mochila to the website to provide rider and mail exchange…

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