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By Olivia Kennah
Staff Writer 

Pony Express passes through Granger

 

Olivia Kennah

Gerald Pollock and his horse Legend wait at the historic Granger Stage Station for a rider during the annual Pony Express re-ride Saturday afternoon.

The 36th annual re-ride of the Pony Express National Historic Trail passed through Granger Saturday.

The National Pony Express Association (NPEA) started their annual re-ride June 15 in St. Joseph, Mo. and will end in Sacramento, Calif. June 25. This year is the 155th anniversary of the historic mail service. Each June, a re-ride is done over a 10-day period. They carry real letters in a mochila, which is a removable leather pack that fits on the horse's saddle that was used in the original Pony Express. The trail is 1,966 miles and goes through Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyomin...



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