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These black and white photographs were taken before and during the 1991 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Washington County. Shown are a view of the Pony Express Station prior to being lifted off its foundation and after it was moved to the side so excavation could occur. Also shown are two progress views of the work during the field school, an ash covered, packed surface interpreted as an original dirt floor, room 6 after excavation, and a final view of the excavations. The site was the location of a pony express station, a stop on the Oregon-California trail, a post office, a blacksmith shop, and a farm with barns and other out buildings. The site was purchased by the Kansas Legislature in 1941 and is in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1991

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Item Number: 473126
Call Number: 14WH316 black & white photography
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 473126

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