Saturday, June 25, 2005

California Historical Landmark #702

Folsom Pony Express Terminus
California State Historical Landmark #702

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This landmark is located at 819 Sutter Street, Folsom, California. There are 57 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 40.587 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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