The Pony Express
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 14.172 W 119° 35.360
11S E 276517 N 4346183
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is located on the east side of US Highway 50 on the southeast corner of the intersection with Dayton Valley Road/Main Street in Dayton, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2012 3:28:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMFM0G
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 11

Long Description:
Dayton (or Nevada City as it was called at the time) was an important stop on the Pony Express Trail.
Marker Title (required): The Pony Express

Marker Text (required):
Dayton was an important point on the Pony Express route. The site of the old station is approximately 200 yards northwest near the old firehouse. Erected by the Nevada Pony Express Centennial Committee


County (required): Lyon

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): None

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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