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Pony Express Riders Commemorate 150th

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Monday, The Kansas Division of the National Pony Express Association will relay a special mailbag from the Kansas Territorial Capitol in Lecompton to the state Capitol in Topeka. The delivery will take place on horseback to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Pony Express and the 150th birthday of Kansas. Both were started in 1861. 13 Kansas ... Read More »

Pony Express Re-ride Rescheduled

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The National Pony Express Re-ride has been rescheduled. Jim Swigart, the national president of the Pony Express Riders said the re-enactment was postponed due to the outbreak of a deadly horse virus. According to Swigart this is the first ride postponed in the 32 year history of the event. The re-ride will now begin in St. Joseph Missouri on August ... Read More »