Fifteen Mile House

Fifteen Mile House (HMO6)

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 35.388', W 121° 15.717'

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Owned and operated from 1857 as a stage station by Henry F. W. Deterding. This was the site of the second remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express during March-July 1860. Here on April 4, 1860, Sam (Bill) Hamilton with the first eastward mail of the Pony Express changed ponies with Mormon Tavern as his next stop.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 698

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sacramento County Historical Society; Fern Parlor No. 123, Native Daughters of the Golden West and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association, April 2, 1960.
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Just east of Costco on White Rock Rd.

Jan 12, 2016 at 4:46am PST by kc3po

Details
HM NumberHMO6
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number698
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the Sacramento County Historical Society; Fern Parlor No. 123, Native Daughters of the Golden West and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association
Marker Condition
7 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 651371 N 4272690
Decimal Degrees38.58980000, -121.26195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.388', W 121° 15.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 23.2800" N, 121° 15' 43.0200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)916
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3115 Gold Valley Dr, Rancho Cordova CA 95742, US
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