Yesterday’s post detailed the Pony Express 20th Anniversary Re-Ride. I have posted some handy links for you to follow the ride’s progress!
Pony Express History – 18253400.nhd.weebly.com The Re-Ride continues!
The “mochila,” (the leather pad with the mail pockets, below), which is transferred between riders on the Pony Express) has made it from Elwood, Kansas to 140th and 75 hwy. one mile north of Sac & Fox casino, this afternoon.
Credit to Ryan Long, Deseret News,
For your information, here’s the map of the whole route!
Thanks, Union Pacific and http://bit.ly/11K21Oh
To follow the mochila on its way West, see the XPHome Site:
Thanks to Tom Crews! Photos from the Start at Patee House (below) and Chasing the Pony Express are on Susan Mires’ Facebook page (Thanks, Susan!):
Thanks to Kathy Weiser, owner/editor, , Legends of America http://www.legendsofamerica.com
A GREAT Website for the Nostalgic & Historic Minded! Newscast about the upcoming ride:
For those of you who asked for more information on my upcoming novel,
Express Desire, it is in an earlier blog post:
Regards from Lizzi Tremayne
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