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Several photographs of the dedication ceremony for the Pony Express monument in Washington County, Kansas. Waddell F. Smith and Leo Dieker help with the unveiling of the monument. In 1857, Gerat H. and Sophia Hollenberg established a way station for travelers on the Oregon-California Trail, and from 1860 to 1861 they operated a Pony Express station. The Hollenberg Pony Express Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, and earlier as a National Historic Landmark in 1961.

Date: August 14, 1964

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Item Number: 228912
Call Number: FK2.W3 .64 *1-12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228912

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