Western Headquaters
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 37° 47.703 W 122° 24.191
10S E 552544 N 4183243
Quick Description: Western Business Headquarters of Russell, Majors and Waddell-Founders, Owners and Operators of the Pony Express
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2007 9:29:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM1REE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 73

Long Description:
This was the site of the western business headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell-founders, owners, and operators of the Pony Express, 1860-1861. The firm's main office was in Leavenworth, Kansas, W. W. Finney was the western representative in San Francisco.

This is California Registered Historical Landmark #696.
Visit Instructions:
1) Locate and photograph a monument or memorial to the Pony Express, be it a stone or a mural or a roadside sign.

2) The standard rules apply: a photo of the goal and one of your GPS unit - no vacation photos or web downloads will be accepted.

3) Include the coordinates of the location and the name of the city or town in your log.

4) Feel free to include as much history as you'd like. Educate us!
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