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Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station

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HANOVER, KS—Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site will host the annual Pony Express Festival, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, August 31. 10 a.m. – Festival opens with period demonstrators. 11 a.m. – Non-denominational church service by circuit rider preacher with music by the community choir. Noon – Lunch vendors available. 1 – 3 p.m. – Entertainment. 3 p.m. ... Read More »

Pony Express Re-ride coming thru town early Tuesday

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The Pony Express Re-ride begins Monday June 17 in St. Joseph, MO at 10 am and will make it’s trek westward over a period of 10 days, 24 hours a day, covering 1,966 miles, ending in Sacramento, CA on June 27 at 10:30 am. The re-ride will be going through the area late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. It ... Read More »

Hollenberg Pony Express Having Christmas Open House Dec. 1st

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The Kansas Historic Society has announced that the Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, just northeast of Hanover, will host a Christmas Open House on Saturday December 1st from 6-8 p.m. Activities will include Christmas tree decorating, caroling, popping corn over a wood stove, and Santa and Mrs. Clause will visit at 7 p.m.  The event is being sponsored ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival Sunday

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The Kansas Historical Society announced the schedule for the Pony Express Festival, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, August 26, at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site, 2889 23rd Road, Hanover. 10 a.m. – period demonstrators begin presentations 11 a.m. – non-denominational church service by circuit rider preacher with music by the community choir Noon – catered lunch (charge ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival is this Sunday

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The local historical society will be hosting a Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station near Hanover on Sunday, August 26.  The Hollenberg Station was established in 1857 as a weigh station for groups traveling on the Orergon-California Trail, by Geret and Sophia Hollenberg.  From 1860-1861 the building was operated as a Pony Express Station.  The original building still stands today ... Read More »

Pony Express Re-Ride Coming to Marshall County

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June 13th through June 23rd Pony Express riders will carry the mail from Sacramento, Calf. to St. Joseph, Mo., a distance of 1966 miles.  The carriers will ride day and night. If the schedule is maintained, the rider will reach the Nebraska State Line at 2:00 p.m. on June 22nd. He should arrive at the Hollenberg Station at 3:00 p.m. ... Read More »