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Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express
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TitleRaining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express
AbstractHistory of the Pony Express that celebrates its 150 birthday April 3. The mail first came across Missouri on the train from Hannibal to St. Joseph where riders waited at Pikes Peak Livery Stables to begin the journey to the West coast. Article augmented with several sidebars.
AuthorBJ Alderman
DateFebruary 2010
SourceMissouri Life
LocationMVSC Q 977.8 M6793
Volume37
Number1
Page40-45
See AlsoArticle about St. Joseph museums on following page, "Fear and Loafing in St. Joseph" (pages 46-50. And also the Pony Express maps: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Maps,1575 and http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Maps,1306.
SubjectPostal service
Trails & paths
Local SubjectPony Express
Saint Joseph, Missouri
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID219289
CONTENTdm number38948
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