California Historical Landmarks in El Dorado County
California Historical Landmark 706
Sugar Loaf House Pony Express Remount Station
Highway 50 (PM 48.0)
One Mile West of Kyburz
This was the site of Webster's Sugar Loaf House, well-known stopping place during the Comstock rush. Beginning in April 1860, it was used as a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express. In 1861 it became a horse change station for pioneer stage companys [sic] and overland mail.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 706
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Highway 50 Association and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association, April 3, 1960.