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"The Pony Express" Top 5 Page for this destination Saint Joseph Things to Do Tip by basstbn

Saint Joseph Things to Do: 55 reviews and 76 photos

  The beginning of the trail in the stable.
by basstbn

Only the bravest young orphan men were signed on as Pony Express riders due to the extreme dangers of the trail. Riders would gallop at top speed from one station to another, changing horses at each at top speed. They would rest only when they reached their destination and passed the mail bag to the next rider.

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  • Updated Mar 26, 2005
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