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Actually within the larger park to the original Morman settlers - its is an interesting stop. The monument itself is a true work of art, near it is an old house and it is all surrounded by "prairie" with a backdrop of mountains
This is a tribute to those men who put their lives in danger to deliver the mail. The statute is very detailed with facial expressions and horse structure. There is a replica station that show how small the men were back then. This is a...More
The sculptor has caught the vision of a pony express rider. The rider's expression, his position, and the horse's movement all display the message that the participants and the animals help you understand the importance of the speed necessary for the movement of the mail...More
The monument is an impressive sculpture, and the descriptive panels provide a good history of the pony express. There’s even a small cabin and corral to let viewers understand the living and working conditions of both animals and riders, and the isolated location recaptures the...More
This small but well-done and informative monument is one of several that sits along the driveway leading up to This is the Place Heritage Park. It's definitely worth a few minutes of your time to stop on your way to the park and read about...More
I happened upon this monument on the way to This Is The Place historic park. It's outside the park boundary and entirely free to visit. From near the pony express monument you can get good pictures of the Mormon pioneer monument without actually visiting the...More
If you drive out just for this I think you might be disappointed, but if you are visiting Heritage Park before or after this visit it is worth the drive.
There is a pony express station here on the grounds also, which is nice.