Fifteen Mile House - Overland Pony Express Route in California

California State Historic Landmark 698

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#698 Fifteen Mile House
Owned and operated from 1857 as a stage station by Henry E.W. Deterding, this was the site of the second remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express during March - July 1860. Here on April 4, 1860, Sam (Bill) Hamilton with the first eastward mail of the Pony Express changed ponies, with Mormon Tavern as his next stop.

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Nothing remains of this site.


On White Rock Rd, 0.2 mi E of intersection of Sunrise blvd and White Rock Rd, Rancho Cordova.

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