FOLSOM-OVERLAND PONY EXPRESS ROUTE IN CALIFORNIA

Historical Landmark

Description:
Gold rush and railroad town, Folsom became the western terminus of the Central Overland Pony Express on July 1, 1860. During its first few months, the express mail had been run by pony to and from Sacramento, but beginning July 1, 1860, the Sacramento Valley Railroad carried it between Sacramento and Folsom until Placerville was made the terminus.


Registration Date: 9/11/1959

Location:
City: Folsom
County: Sacramento

Directions:
819 Sutter St near Decatur, Folsom


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