Folsom Pony Express Terminus

Folsom Pony Express Terminus (HM2U2)

Location: Folsom, CA 95630 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 40.588', W 121° 10.713'

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Gold Rush and Railroad town Folsom became the Western Terminus of the Central Overland Pony Express on July 1, 1860. The express mail had been run by pony to and from Sacramento. Beginning on July 1, 1860, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried it between Sacramento and Folsom until Placerville was made the Terminus during July 1 - October 26, 1861.
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HM NumberHM2U2
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
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Marker Number702
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission -Sacramento County Historical Society-Folsom Historical Assc-Fern Parlor No.123 Native Daughters of the Golden West- Folsom Chamber of Commerce- Central Overland Pony Express Trail Assc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 658444 N 4282448
Decimal Degrees38.67646667, -121.17855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.588', W 121° 10.713'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 35.28" N, 121° 10' 42.78" W
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Area Code(s)916, 408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 823 Sutter St, Folsom CA 95630, US
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