B.F. Hastings Bank Building

B.F. Hastings Bank Building (HM7BY)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95814 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 34.986', W 121° 30.251'

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Western Terminus of the Pony Express

This structure, erected in 1852-53, was occupied during the 1850's by the B.F. Hastings Bank, Wells Fargo and Co., Various state officials, Sacramento Valley Railroad, and the Alta Telegraph Co. during April 1860-May 1861. The Alta Telegraph Co. and its successor, The California State Telegraph Co. were the agents here for the Central Overland Pony Express, owned and operated by the firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell. From this historic site the first Overland journey eastward of the Pony Express was begun on April 4, 1860.
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HM NumberHM7BY
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
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Marker Number606
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission, The Sacramento County Historical Society, The California Historical Society and the Grand Parlors, Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden We
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:22pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630285 N 4271575
Decimal Degrees38.58310000, -121.50418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.986', W 121° 30.251'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 59.16" N, 121° 30' 15.06" W
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Area Code(s)415, 916, 209, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1002 2nd St, Sacramento CA 95814, US
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