XP Bunkhouse Thanks for visiting the Bunkhouse. Here you will be able to sign our guest book or send e-mail to me (Tom Crews). You will also find a brief introduction to the various areas that you can explore here at the Pony Express Home Station.

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Go To Riders Page
Go To History Page
Go To Others Who Rode Page
This list of riders has been compiled from various sources, including accounts from people who knew riders, relatives of riders and newspapers.
The History Page is a compilation of People, Places, and Vocabulary of the Pony Express times.
The Central Overland Pony Express of 1860-61 was not the first nor the last venture to transport and deliver mail by horseback. Here you will find a list other riders and other routes that recognize those gallant riders who provided the communication links that helped to bind our country together.
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Go To Stations Page
Go To Statues Page
Go To Museums Page
To maintain the rigid schedule, relay stations were located from 5 to 20 miles apart. The route varied locally during the 19-1/2 months of operation. Not all of the stations listed were used all of the time.
A number of statues and monuments commemorating the Pony Express in history can be found along the trail. Statues may be found in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, and Missouri.
There are a number of museums along the route of the Pony Express. The most notable are listed here.

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Go To 1860-1861 News Page
Go To Links Page
Go To Quiz Page
Here is the story of the Pony Express as published in the newspapers of 1860-1861.
Follow these links to Pony Express Sites, Oregon-California Trails Association, Western History, Historical Societies, Libraries, Historical, Genealogical Research Sites, Long Distance Trail Organizations, Western Merchandise and Other Sites of General Interest
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Here are some questions to test your knowledge. If you answer every question correctly the first time, you know quite a bit about the life and times of the Pony Express.

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Go To Stories Page
Go To NPEA Page
Go To Books Page
Pony Express Around the World
Tales of the Pony Express is a collection of stories of the Pony Express in modern times.
The spirit and memory of the Pony Express is kept alive by the National Pony Express Association by identifying, reestablishing and marking the original pony express trail.
While all of the books listed may not be in print, many may be available from your local library or used book store.
There have been other times and places in the world that a pony express was used in transporting mail. Here you will find some listed.

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Go To Maps Page
Go To Quartermaster Page
Go To Collection Page
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Here you will find a listing of the maps found on this site.
Here are some special links to Pony Express and western supplies and souvenirs.
In addition to a very extensive collection of Pony Express Books, I have collected a number of other items that I would like to share with you.
The Pony Express Home Station frequently receives questions of general interest on the Pony Express. Here is a listing of the most recent.