Original Site of Russell, Majors and Waddell Home Office

Original Site of Russell, Majors and Waddell Home Office (HM1PJO)

Location: Lexington, MO 64067 Lafayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 11.125', W 93° 52.992'

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The Pony Express


Northwest across this intersection is the original site of the Home Office of Russell, Majors and Waddell, owners and operators of the Pony Express. Though operating headquarters was at Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Eastern Terminus at St. Joseph, Mo., the Home Office was in Lexington as well as the homes of William B. Waddell and William H. Russell.
1860 The Pony Express 1960
Russell, Majors, Waddell
Founders, Owners, Operators
120 Celebrated Riders
rode 650,000 miles with only
one rider killed by Indians,
one schedule not completed and
one mail lost.
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HM NumberHM1PJO
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series
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Year Placed1960
Placed ByNational Pony Express Centennial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 423721 N 4337724
Decimal Degrees39.18541667, -93.88320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.125', W 93° 52.992'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 7.5" N, 93° 52' 59.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)660, 816
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001 Main St, Lexington MO 64067, US
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