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By Fern J. Hill

Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored tough studying horse craft, and, over the resultant years, earned a trademark acceptance riding a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California throughout the gold rush period. whilst demise overtook Charley, many long-time associates and pals have been astounded to profit the tought outdated stage-driver was once a well-endowed lady who had given start at some point soon in her existence. A member of the all male self sustaining Order of wierd Fellows, Charley used to be the one girl recognized to have voted in California in the course of the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years ahead of ladies received the proper to vote.

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Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored demanding studying horse craft, and, over the resultant years, earned a trademark popularity riding a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California in the course of the gold rush period. whilst demise overtook Charley, many long-time pals and buddies have been astounded to benefit the tought previous stage-driver used to be a well-endowed lady who had given start at some point soon in her existence.

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