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    • Kelly Turnbeaugh

      Pony Express Map by William Henry Jackson 1861

    • EiLeEn j

      Illustrated Map of Pony Express Route in 1860 by William Henry Jackson ~ Courtesy the Library of Congress ~ The Pony Express mail route, April 3, 1860 – October 24, 1861; Reproduction of Jackson illustration issued to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pony Express founding on April 3, 1960. Reproduction of Jackson's map issued by the Union Pacific Railroad Company.

    • david thompson

      The Pony Express was a vital instrument in connecting California and the rest of the west with the east and confirming the identity of the west as part of the United States. During a fragile time in American history, the Civil War, the Pony Express kept the west informed about what was going on with the war and other important events taking place at the time.

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