Pony Express Re-Ride to make hand-off in Carson City
CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
A "re-ride" of the famed Pony Express is due to come through Carson City on Thursday, June 16.
According to the Eagle Mountain Trading Post, a handoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Curry and Second streets, though the exact timing depends on the riders.
A two-hour event is also planned for the hand-off, with music and entertainment to celebrate the occasion.
The Eagle Mountain Trading Post was built in 1860, the same year the Pony Express started.
The Pony Express re-ride starts in Sacramento and makes its way to St. Joseph, Missouri.
To learn more about the National Pony Express Association's Nevada Division, visit nevadaponyexpress.org.