Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Charley Darkey Parkhurst
1812 – 1879
Erected 1955 by Pajaro Valley Historical Association.
Location. 36° 55.546′ N, 121° 45.888′ W. Marker is in Watsonville, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Freedom Boulevard near 1395 Freedom Boulevard. Click for map. This marker is located inside the Watsonville Pioneer Cemetery. The Parkhurst gravesite is in Section B, plot 20. Marker is in this post office area: Scotts Valley CA 95067, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lest We Forget (approx. ¾ mile away); Whiskey Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Patricks Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Watsonville (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Apple Annual (approx. one mile away); Men Die O Liberty That Thou Endurs (approx. 1.1 miles away); Where Strawberries are Sweeter (approx. 1.1 miles away); Judge Julius Lee House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Watsonville.
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Also see . . . Charley Parkhurst. Charley Darkey Parkhurst, often Charlie/Charlene/Charlotte or Parkhurst, born Mary Parkhurst (1812–1879), was an American stagecoach driver and early California settler. Assigned female at birth, Parkhurst lived as a man for most of his life and may have been the first female-assigned person to vote in California. (Submitted on January 22, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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