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CHL No. 700 Pony Express: El Dorado Nevada House (Mud Springs) - El Dorado


NO. 700 EL DORADO-NEVADA HOUSE (MUD SPRINGS) -OVERLAND PONY EXPRESS ROUTE IN CALIFORNIA - Trading post, emigrant stop, and mining camp of the 1850s, this became one of the remount stations of the Central Overland Pony Express. On April 13, 1860, pony rider William (Sam) Hamilton changed horses here at the Nevada House while carrying the first westbound mail of the Pony Express from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento.


6170 Pleasant Valley Road, El Dorado -or- SW corner of Pleasant Valley Rd near Church St, El Dorado
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CHL No. 700 Pony Express: Nevada House (Mud Springs)