A Pony Express re-enactor will make a stop at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site at
But keep in mind, it's Pony Express time.
According to a news release issued by the
People wanting to see the rider are welcome to gather on the grounds.
The re-ride is hosted by the
In early 1860, the mystique of the Pony Express began with a newspaper ad:
"Wanted. Young, skinny, wiry fellows. Not over 18. Must be expert riders. Willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred."
It would only last 18 months, but the experiment with the Pony Express became an iconic moment in Old West lore.
Nearly 2,000 miles stretched between
The route followed the
For more information on the event, call 785-337-2635 or visit kshs.org/hollenberg.
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