"Fort Bridger Pony Express Monument" Fort Bridger Things to Do Tip by Yaqui
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The marker reads:
Established in 1858
As a military post
And on the
Old Oregon Trail
You know, you have to appreciate the hardship our ancestors experienced. Bad enough having hoofing it across the plains, rocky mountains, and the harsh summer months. Yet, to ride a horse practically at full speed across the terrain was hard on the body and soul for both man and beast. You have to learn to trust your saddle and what is underneath it. Horses trip and fall too. And they in turn have to trust the one with the hat. So bless all those pony express riders and their trusty steeds!
Site Grounds open year-round 8 a.m. to sunset, daily.
May 1-Sept. 30: 9 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Daily. Weekends and by appointment when staff is available.
Oct. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Weekends and by appointment when staff is available.
Nov. 1 - Apr. 30: Closed
Address: P.O.Box 35, Bridger, WY 82933
Directions: Fort Bridger State Historic Site sits three miles off Interstate 80, exit #34, approximately 30 mile east of Evanston, Wyoming.
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