Pony Express stables in St. Joseph
August 3, 1854: On this date Congress created a Pony Express to operate between Neosho, Missouri and Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was six years before the famous route from St. Joseph (stable pictured) to Sacramento was started.
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.