Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst

Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst (HM1751)

Location: Soquel, CA 95073 Santa Cruz County
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N 36° 59.31', W 121° 57.406'

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The first ballot by a woman in an American presidential election was cast on this site November 3, 1868
Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst
who masqueraded as a man for much of her life. She was a stagecoach driver in the Mother Lode Country during the Gold Rush days and shot and killed at least on e bandit. In her later years she drove a stagecoach in this area.

She died in 1879. Not until then was she found to be a woman. She is buried in Watsonville.
HM NumberHM1751
Placed BySoquel Volunteer Fire Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 592838 N 4094105
Decimal Degrees36.98850000, -121.95676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.31', W 121° 57.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 18.60" N, 121° 57' 24.36" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4747 Soquel Dr, Soquel CA 95073, US
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