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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Salt Lake City was, apparently, a key hub for the pony express....and it probably played an important communications role for the area during it short time in 'business.' Neat monument.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jj435Rye
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed 25 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dmbia
Reviewed 18 May 2018

A very large monument for the Pony Express. A couple plaques explaining.Be sure to continue through the park to see the other monuments.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Had some time to kill so managed to find this park & was a bit surprised that this statue was not the only one here. The Pony Express monument is a fantastic sculpture & worth checking out.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dyna47
Reviewed 23 August 2017

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are on the hop on hop off tour be sure to look to your left as you are leaving This is the Place to see the National Pony Express Monument. We saw it from the bus but were not able to stop to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MeganHernando_MS
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Listing this place as the Pony Express Monument doesn’t give it nearly the amount of credit it deserves. I truly thought I was going to go here and see one statue and then be on my merry way. In addition, the one person we asked...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jill L
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