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Ben Holladay
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TitleBen Holladay
AbstractPhotos, illustrations, and biographical article about Ben Holladay (1819-1887), a prominent Western freighter in Weston, Missouri. He was born in Kentucky and moved to Platte County, Missouri, in 1838, and to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1858, "buil[ding] the Pike's Peak stables, where two years later the speedy horses for the Pony Express were to be sheltered." Description of his later career, "becoming 'Missouri's first Millionaire,['] for his stagecoach and freighting business with Utah and Salt Lake City."
AuthorBartlett Boder
DateSummer 1952
SourceMuseum Graphic
LocationMVSC Q 977.8131 M98
Volume4
Number3
Page8-9, 13-15
Local SubjectHolladay, Benjamin
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID112138
CONTENTdm number16018
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