Pleasant Grove House - Overland Pony Express Route in California

California State Historic Landmark 703

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#703 Pleasant Grove House
This was the site of a popular roadhouse where the ponies of the Central Overland Pony Express were changed during July 1, 1860 - June 30, 1861. From here the route of the pony riders continued westward to Folsom and eastward through Rescue, Dry Creek Crossing, and Missouri Flat to Placerville.

Site Photo:



Green Valley Rd (PM 5.5), 3.9 mi W of Rescue.

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