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Pony Express Rides Again

The Pony Express Re-Ride is scheduled to pass through Rock Creek Station sometime this evening at approximately 8:15 p.m. This is subject to change as, like the original Pony Express, it is subject to the vagaries of the weather. Unlike the original, people can follow the rider’s progress online at https://nationalponyexpress.org/re-ride/current-reride/.
Though it only operated for 18 months, between April 1860 and October 1861, the Pony Express nevertheless became an important part of American history. In the era before electronic communication, the Pony Express was an important line of communication, linking the East and the West.


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