1. The first Pony Express took place in 1860 from Missouri to California. Did you know that contrary to what most believe, the Pony Express only ran for 18 months!
There have been many myths surrounding the Pony Express over the years, mostly fueled by Buffalo Billy Cody and his Wild West Show. Check out an blog post written by NYPL to find out the truth about the Pony Express, along with a bibliography for those interested in learning more! 

    The first Pony Express took place in 1860 from Missouri to California. Did you know that contrary to what most believe, the Pony Express only ran for 18 months!

    There have been many myths surrounding the Pony Express over the years, mostly fueled by Buffalo Billy Cody and his Wild West Show. Check out an blog post written by NYPL to find out the truth about the Pony Express, along with a bibliography for those interested in learning more! 

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