mail delivery in 1860s


Pony Express - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the fast mail service of 1860-1861. . The Pony Express was a mail delivery system of the Leavenworth & Pike's Peak Express Company of .

(Travelling back in time)

Shelby County Historical Society - Pioneers - Mail Delivery
While daily mail delivery to your home is taken for granted today, it was a different . By the 1860s, mail sent by Pony Express would take 8 days to travel from St.

The Postal System
The Pony Express was a mail delivery system back in the 1860s, where mail was delivered within 10 days on horses. Your child will learn about the history of the .

Downsizing, 1860s-Style: Lessons from the Pony Express | The ...
Prior to 1860, mail from the east coast to California, more than 2000 miles from . mail contract, almost single-handedly kept the deliveries going, broadening the .

Pony Express Historical Timeline | Pony Express
April 14, 1860: Riders arrived in both St. Joseph and Sacramento with the mail. Proving the mail could be delivered in ten days. Throngs of people turned out in .

Pony Express (United States history) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Pony Express, Commemorative U.S. postage stamp issued on the centennial of the 1860 founding of the Pony Express in U.S. history, system of mail delivery by .

History of the Pony Express
It was April 1860, The Pony Express had a goal: deliver mail 1966 miles between Missouri and California in less than 10 days. Today, ten days is very slow to .

Life and Death of the Pony Express in the West: Pony Express Mail ...
Oct 9, 2009 . This early mail delivery system was rough and wild but it got the job done. Beginning in April 1860 and ending in November 1861, the Pony .

Social Studies Fact Cards
The Pony Express officially began to operate on April 3, 1860, when the first . One of its officials, William Russell, suggested having a new mail-delivery service .

How did mail travel before the pony express? | Answers ...
April 3 at the former Pony Express headquarters...horseback used to deliver mail from April 1860 to...where riders put the mail on a ferry to San... Pony Express .

Leap of faith

How to Do a Mail Pony Express Relay Race |
According to the Museum of Natural History, mail was delivered in the 1860s by Pony Express riders. Because horses would tire, stations were set up every ten .

What Did Things Cost in 1860?
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln was campaigning for President, home canning jars and . been invented, and the Pony Express was beginning its mail delivery service.

Interstate 80 and Highway 50 Loop
50 — which loosely follows the path of the Pony Express, the horseback mail delivery service that ran from 1860 to 1861 — for Eureka, where you can tour the .

Pony Express History
April 23, 1860: First westbound mail to be routed overland between Sacramento and Oakland arrives in Benicia, California. Rider Sam Hamilton delivered the .

1860-1869 : Media History Project : U of M
U.S. Mail Boat, 1860. Leila T. Bauman's U.S. Mail Boat, 1860 .

PBS - THE WEST - Events from 1860 to 1870
1860, Pony Express rider Frank E. Webner The Pony Express completes its inaugural delivery, bringing mail over the 1966 miles from St. Louis to Sacramento in .

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