The Pony Express
Ride On, Will Cody! has started its journey as a real, live book. As I’ve shared the topic of my latest story with readers young and old, I’ve been met with enthusiasm for all things Pony Express. Here are some resources that might be of interest to the readers in your life.
articles and events
Death-Defying Riders of the Pony Express :: True West Magazine
10 Things You May Not Know About the Pony Express :: History.com
Follow the Ride from California to Missouri! :: National Pony Express Association
“Ride” along via GPS!
picture books about the Pony Express
Pony Express Museum in St. Joseph, MO
Museums along the trail, from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA
A list of monuments and museums, compiled by the National Pony Express Association
William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)
Likewise, readers have expressed interest in America’s greatest showman, Buffalo Bill. Here are some places you can learn more:
Candace Fleming Tames the Wild West :: Bookology
Top Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Buffalo Bill :: Yellowstone Country
Buffalo Bill Cultural Center in Oakley, KS
Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, WY
Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave in Golden, CO
children’s books about Buffalo Bill
Please let me know if you come across anything to add to this list!
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