The Pony Express

The Pony Express (HMYKZ)

Location: Big Springs, NE 69122 Deuel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 3.799', W 102° 4.47'

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[Map of the Pony Express route]From April 1860 until October 1861 the famed Pony Express riders passed along the south side of the Plate River south of Big Springs. Diamond Springs station was to the southeast. Frontz and Julesburg stations were to the southwest.Erected by George Johnson Post 275, American Legion, Big Springs[Vertical on left] 1860 - 1861[Vertical on right] 1960 - 1861National Pony Express Centennial AssociationDwight D. Eisenhower - ChairmanWaddell F. Smith - PresidentMarvin F. Kivett, Director - Nebraska
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series
Year Placed1961
Placed ByNational Pony Express Centennial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 745818 N 4549910
Decimal Degrees41.06331667, -102.07450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 3.799', W 102° 4.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 3' 47.94" N, 102° 4' 28.20" W
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Area Code(s)308
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Pine St, Big Springs NE 69122, US
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