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In April 1860, 80 riders completed the 1,966-mile run on horseback to St. Joseph, Missouri, in ten days or less. In October 1861, the completion of Western Union's transcontinental telegraph put the "Express" out of business. The monument is located in Old Sacramento.

Location: 2nd & J Streets, Sacramento California

Other History nearby:
(Aurora) Old Aurora Colony Museum
(Sacramento) Pony Express Monument

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