*Photograph courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons/ ponyrider1860 / David Kittle
On April 3rd , 1860, the first pony express service began!
Fun factoid: The fee for sending 10 words via the pony express from New York to California was $6.90, with 20 cents for each additional word. Read the newspaper article though
Proquest-Historical New York Times.
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Read more on the Pony Express history through the
Library of Congress website.