Jump to Navigation

Dedication of the Pony Express monument, Washington County, Kansas

missing
View at Kansas Memory

Date: August 14, 1964

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.W3 .64 *1-12

Unit ID: 228912

Summary: Several photographs of the dedication ceremony for the Pony Express monument in Washington County, Kansas. Waddell F. Smith and Leo Dieker help with the unveiling of the monument. In 1857, Gerat H. and Sophia Hollenberg established a way station for travelers on the Oregon-California Trail, and from 1860 to 1861 they operated a Pony Express station. The Hollenberg Pony Express Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, and earlier as a National Historic Landmark in 1961.

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Dedication of the Pony Express monument, Washington County, Kansas

Scope and Content

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. *1
  2. *2
  3. *3
  4. *4
  5. *5
  6. *6
  7. *7
  8. *8
  9. *9
  10. *10
More components

Locators:

No Locators Identified