# Pony express
Desert Treasures at an actual Stage Coach Stop
In the Arizona desert you can stumble across some amazing things .
Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the Pony Express history of 'fast mail'
Pony Express stables in St. Joseph, Missouri.Poster photo (Aug. 2006); Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic. The Pony Express National Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri documents the history of the Pony Express which was the first method of fast mail delivery from the Missouri River to the Pacific coast. In the modern day, the National Pony Express Association (NPEA) continues to keep the memory alive of the Pony Express by performing re-rides each year. This museum is supposed to be the most complete museum of history documenting the Pony Express.
The historical 1858 luxury hotel in St. Joseph, Missouri originally built by John Patee is the Patee House Museum
Patee House Museum.Facebook. The two things St. Joseph is known for, the start of the Pony Express and the end of Jesse James, were both directly associated with Patee House. (Source.)