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#696:  Western Business Headquarters of Russell, Majors and Waddell - Founders, Owners and Operators of the Pony Express

 

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Location:

601 Montgomery St at Merchant St, San Francisco

37.795002,-122.403374

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the plaque:

This was the site of the western business headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell-founders, owners, and operators of the Pony Express, 1860-1861. The firm's main office was in Leavenworth, Kansas, W. W. Finney was the western representative in San Francisco.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Society of California Pioneers, April 1, 1960.


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