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April 3, 1860: The Pony Express started its first run from St. Joseph. Explore the Pony Express further in St. Joseph.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.