SOLAR ECLIPSE PRESS RELEASE SPECIAL

PONY EXPRESS NATIONAL MUSEUM
SOLAR ECLIPSE SPECIAL EVENT

Press Release
For Immediate Release
Re: Special Appearance / Solar Eclipse
Pony Express National Museum
914 Penn Street
St. Joseph, MO 64503
Contact: Cindy Daffron, Executive Director
816-279-5059 / 800-530-5930
pxdirector@ponyexpress.net

SATURDAY, AUG 19TH – SPECIAL APPEARANCE

SPECIAL APPEARANCE: NASA astronaut, Dr. William Fisher II, MD, is the great-grandson of Billy Fisher. As a mission specialist on space shuttle Discovery, Dr. Fisher carried Pony Express items, including a letter written by Billy Fisher. He also took a belt buckle into space which is on display in the museum. At 4:00 PM, Dr. Fisher will make a special speech concerning his great grandfather (a Pony Rider) and his adventures as an astronaut. He will be on site in the Messick Gallery, 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the Pony Express Museum.


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Sunday
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