Saturday, June 25, 2005

California Historical Landmark #703

Pony Express Pleasant Grove House
California State Historical Landmark #703

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This landmark is located at the southwest corner of Pleasant Valley Road near Church Street, El Dorado, California in El Dorado County. There are 29 other California State Historical Landmarks in El Dorado County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 41.876 W 121° 01.225.

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This was the site of the a popular roadhouse where the ponies of the Central Overland Pony Express were changed during July 1, 1860 - June 30, 18961. From here the route of the pony riders continued westward to Folsom and eastward through Rescue, Dry Creek Crossing and Missouri Flat to Placerville.

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