Wanted. Young, skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred.
So read an 1860 poster advertising for riders for the Pony Express. As many of the readers of this blog are aware, every few weeks I contribute a blog posting to Mad About MG History. On May 26, 2016, I wrote about the Pony Express. This thrilling episode in our country’s history only lasted a few months, but it continues to fascinate all of us.
Read my posting at this link: http://madaboutmghistory.blogspot.com/