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Gothenburg, Nebraska: Pony Express Straddle Saddle

Ehmen Park

549 16th St., Gothenburg, NE
I-80 exit 211, then north into town. Ehmen Park is downtown, on the north side of 15th St., a half-block east of NE-47/Lake Ave. The saddle is just to the right of the old Pony Express Station.
Pony Express Straddle Saddle

An exact replica of a Pony Express saddle, outdoors and in bronze, so that people can sit in it. Be mindful if the saddle's been baking in the summer sun and you're wearing shorts.

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Pony Express Straddle Saddle

With the Pony Express Station only open April through October, it is nice to have another attraction in the park for those other months of the year.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 04/23/2024]

This is an exact replica of a Pony Express saddle. Visitors can sit on it and imagine what it would be like to be a Pony Express rider. However, you might want to do that only in the off-season, especially if you're wearing shorts and the bronze saddle has been baking in the summer sun.

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