This Day in History Entry #165

April 3rd, 2012 by Wordsman

From St. Joe to San Fran in 10 days
Doesn’t sound like a rate to amaze
It’s not email, of course
But a letter by horse
‘Cross the West, then, those ponies did blaze

Event: The first Westbound Pony Express trip leaves St. Joseph, Missouri
Also: The first Eastbound Pony Express trip leaves San Francisco
Year: 1860
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