Start of the Pony Express

On this day in 1860, the very first riders on the Pony Express started their run. Though the service only lasted 18 months before being replaced by the Transcontinental Telegraph, it became an iconic part of Nevada’s history. Come by soon to see our mini Pony Express exhibit!

! Image of the museum's Pony Express exhibit, which features a large mochila, pistol, and several maps

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