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The Butterfield Stage stopped here. Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
The Butterfield Stage stopped here. Marker
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1California (Santa Cruz County), Santa Cruz — The Butterfield Stage stopped here.Charley Parkhurst
”One-eye Charley Parkhurst,” working as a driver for stage lines came to California seeking fortune in the gold fields until around 1860. Charley was small, slim and wiry. When he spoke it was in an oddly high-pitched voice. Charley died . . . — Map (db m62585) HM
2California (Santa Cruz County), Soquel — Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst
The first ballot by a woman in an American presidential election was cast on this site November 3, 1868 by Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst who masqueraded as a man for much of her life. She was a stagecoach driver in the Mother Lode Country . . . — Map (db m63489) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
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