California Historical Landmarks in El Dorado County
California Historical Landmark 707
Strawberry Valley Pony Express Remount Station
This popular resort and stopping place for stages and teams of the Comstock, established by Swift and Watson in 1856, became a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express on April 4, 1860. Here on that date Division Superintendent Bolivar Roberts waited with a string of mules to help pony rider Warren Upson through the snowstorm on Echo Summit.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 707
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.