The Pony Express - Sportsman's Hall

The Pony Express - Sportsman's Hall (HM3LJ)

Location: Camino, CA 95709 El Dorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 45.006', W 120° 36.675'

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California's only Home Station where riders changed on the Pony Express trail. Here, at 8:01 A.M. on April 4, 1860, Sam Hamilton, first eastbound rider, was relieved by Warren Upson who carried the initial mail over the then storm swept Sierras.

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HM NumberHM3LJ
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
Year Placed1961
Placed ByNational Pony Express Centennial Association, Dwight D. Eisenhower–Chairman, Waddell F. Smith–President, Sherrill Malbert–Director at Large
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 10:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 707584 N 4291754
Decimal Degrees38.75010000, -120.61125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.006', W 120° 36.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 0.36" N, 120° 36' 40.50" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5662-5668 Lincoln Highway, Camino CA 95709, US
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