Extraordinary Charley Parkhurst

stagecoach sketchSo many legends surround the 19th century stage driver known as Charley Parkhurst that it’s difficult now to separate fact from fiction.  It was only after his death at age 67, toward the end of December 1879, that “he” was discovered to be a biological woman by friends who were preparing the body for burial–and stunned reports flashed across America. Some say her given name Continue reading Extraordinary Charley Parkhurst