B. F. Hastings Building

California State Historic Landmark 606

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#606 B.F. Hastings Bank Building
(Western Terminus of the Pony Express)

This structure, erected in 1852-53, was occupied during the 1850s by the B.F. Hastings Bank, Wells Fargo and Co., various state officials, Sacramento Valley Railroad, and the Alta Telegraph Co. During April 1860 - May 1861 the Alta Telegraph Co. and its successor, the California State Telegraph Co. were the agents here for the Central Overland Pony Express, owned and operated by the firm of Russell, Majors, and Waddell. From this historic site the first overland journey eastward of the Pony Express was begun on April 4, 1860.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
Nothing remains of this site.


1000 2nd St; plaque located on wall at 2nd St, between J and I Sts, old Sacramento.

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