Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 5, 1961):
The only surviving unmoved Pony Express station, this was the most westerly such station in Kansas throughout the duration of that service (1860-1861). Gerat H. Hollenberg built the 1858 cabin to capture the growing trade from the St. Joseph branch of the Oregon-California Trail. The building also served as a relay station for the Overland Mail The Hollenberg Pony Express Station retains its original dimensions. It is now a museum.